Isolated and combined lesions of the axillary nerve. A review of 146 cases.

@article{Bonnard1999IsolatedAC,
  title={Isolated and combined lesions of the axillary nerve. A review of 146 cases.},
  author={Christian Bonnard and Dimitri J. Anastakis and Guy van Melle and A. O. Narakas},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1999},
  volume={81 2},
  pages={212-7}
}
We have assessed the final strength of the deltoid in 121 patients who had repair of isolated or combined lesions of the axillary (circumflex) nerve and were available for statistical analysis. Successful or useful results were achieved in 85% after grafting of isolated lesions. The strength was statistically better when patients had grafting of the axillary nerve within 5.3 months from the time of injury. The dramatic decrease in the rate of success seen with longer delays suggests that… CONTINUE READING

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