Does primary brachial plexus surgery alter palliative tendon transfer surgery outcomes in children with obstetric paralysis?


BACKGROUND The surgical management of obstetrical brachial plexus palsy can generally be divided into two groups; early reconstructions in which the plexus or affected nerves are addressed and late or palliative reconstructions in which the residual deformities are addressed. Tendon transfers are the mainstay of palliative surgery. Occasionally, surgeons… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2474-12-74


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