The diagnostic value of MRI in traumatic brachial plexus injury.

@article{Ochi1994TheDV,
  title={The diagnostic value of MRI in traumatic brachial plexus injury.},
  author={Mitsuo Ochi and Yoshikazu Ikuta and Masao Watanabe and Kenji Kimori and Kyo Itoh},
  journal={Journal of hand surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={
          55-9
        }
}
Findings in 34 patients with traumatic brachial plexus injury documented by surgical exploration and intra-operative somatosensory-evoked potentials were correlated with findings on myelography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to determine whether MRI can identify nerve root avulsion. The coronal and sagittal planes were not able to demonstrate avulsion of the individual nerve roots. The axial and axial oblique planes did provide useful information to determine which nerve root was avulsed… CONTINUE READING
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