Outcome of surgical reconstruction after traumatic total brachial plexus palsy.

@article{Dodakundi2013OutcomeOS,
  title={Outcome of surgical reconstruction after traumatic total brachial plexus palsy.},
  author={Chaitanya Dodakundi and Kazuteru Doi and Yorikazu Hattori and Soutetsu Sakamoto and Yuki Fujihara and Takehiko Takagi and Makoto Fukuda},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2013},
  volume={95 16},
  pages={
          1505-12
        }
}
BACKGROUND Double free muscle transfer for the treatment of traumatic total brachial plexus injury provides useful prehensile function. We studied the outcome of this muscle transfer procedure, including the changes in disability and quality-of-life scores. METHODS Thirty-six patients with traumatic total brachial plexus injury who underwent double free muscle transfer for reconstruction from 2002 to 2008 and had a minimum follow-up of twenty-four months after the second free muscle transfer… CONTINUE READING
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