Functional outcome after the L'Episcopo procedure.


A study was undertaken to assess functional outcome in 11 patients undergoing latissimus dorsi and teres major transfer (L'Episcopo procedure) for external rotation deficient shoulders. The mean age was 37 years (range 18 to 48 years). All of the patients had adult-onset brachial plexus injuries. The mean time for injury to operation was 32 months. Patients… (More)


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