Early microsurgical reconstruction in birth palsy.

@article{Kawabata1987EarlyMR,
  title={Early microsurgical reconstruction in birth palsy.},
  author={Hidehiko Kawabata and Kazuhiro Masada and Y Tsuyuguchi and Hideo Kawai and Kishiri Ono and Rei Tada},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1987},
  volume={215},
  pages={233-42}
}
Most patients with birth palsy can be expected to recover spontaneously. But in some patients the recovery is unsatisfactory and the functional results are disappointing. One possible way to improve the prognosis for such patients is early surgical nerve reconstruction. In six infants, exploration of the brachial plexus was carried out at about six months… CONTINUE READING