Perioperative peripheral nerve injuries: a retrospective study of 380,680 cases during a 10-year period at a single institution.

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BACKGROUND Peripheral nerve injuries represent a notable source of anesthetic complications and can be debilitating. The objective of this study was to identify associations with peripheral nerve injury in a broad surgical population cared for in the last decade. METHODS At a tertiary care university hospital, the quality assurance, closed claims, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e3181af61cb

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@article{Welch2009PerioperativePN, title={Perioperative peripheral nerve injuries: a retrospective study of 380,680 cases during a 10-year period at a single institution.}, author={Marnie B Welch and Chad M. Brummett and Terrence D Welch and Kevin K. Tremper and Amy Melanie Shanks and Pankaj Guglani and George A. Mashour}, journal={Anesthesiology}, year={2009}, volume={111 3}, pages={490-7} }