Surgical reconstruction of the musculocutaneous nerve in traumatic brachial plexus injuries.

@article{Samii1997SurgicalRO,
  title={Surgical reconstruction of the musculocutaneous nerve in traumatic brachial plexus injuries.},
  author={Madjid Samii and Gustavo Adolpho Carvalho and Guido Nikkhah and G{\"o}tz Penkert},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={87 6},
  pages={881-6}
}
Over the last 16 years, 345 surgical reconstructions of the brachial plexus were performed using nerve grafting or neurotization techniques in the Neurosurgical Department at the Nordstadt Hospital, Hannover, Germany. Sixty-five patients underwent graft placement between the C-5 and C-6 root and the musculocutaneous nerve to restore the flexion of the arm. A retrospective study was conducted, including statistical evaluation of the following pre- and intraoperative parameters in 54 patients: 1… CONTINUE READING
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