The prefixed and postfixed brachial plexus: a review with surgical implications

@article{Pellerin2009ThePA,
  title={The prefixed and postfixed brachial plexus: a review with surgical implications},
  author={Megan Pellerin and Zachary Kimball and R Shane Tubbs and Snow T Nguyen and Petru l. Matusz and Aaron Afshin Cohen-Gadol and Marious Loukas},
  journal={Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy},
  year={2009},
  volume={32},
  pages={251-260}
}
The definition of a pre and postfixed brachial plexus is varied in the literature, which results in inconsistent conclusions for various studies. As anatomical variation is important both during clinical evaluation and surgical procedures of the brachial plexus, a review of this literature was performed. Based on our review, variation in the contribution to the brachial plexus is more the rule than the exception. These variations may lead to deviation from the expected dermatome distribution as… CONTINUE READING
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