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2003 Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injury eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1268993-overview

Chaput & Probe 2003 Updated 2011
The history of the surgical treatment of lesions of the brachial plexus is not long. However, the field is rapidly developing. Significant progress has been made since surgeons such as Hanno Millesi and Algimantas Narakas began using nerve grafting for supraclavicular injuries in the 1960s....
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2004 Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Injuries eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1259437-overview

In 1764, Smellie described bilateral arm paralysis in a newborn. In 1872, Duchenne de Boulogne coined the term obstetrical paralysis. In 1874, Erb described the upper C5-C6 paralysis, and in 1885, Klumpke described paralysis of the lower plexus. In modern times, Gilbert has popularized surgical reconstruction of obstetrical brachial plexus...
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2005 Peripheral Nerve Injuries eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1270360-overview

Novak, Mackinnon & Baratz 2005 Updated 2011
Paul of Aegina (625-690) was the first to describe approximation of the nerve ends with wound closure. Hueter (1871, 1873) introduced the concept of primary epineurial nerve suture, and Nelaton described secondary nerve repair in 1864. Even at an early time, the idea of...
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2009 Brachial Plexus Assessment and Common Injuries

Location: http://www.patient.co.uk/showdoc/40001318/

Traumatic injury mostly occurs in severe road traffic accidents (especially on a motorcycle) and falls from heights. Young men are most commonly affected. The position of the arm (as the injury occurs) will determine the levels involved. If the arm was held at the side, a C8-T1 injury is usual....
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2010 Peroneal Mononeuropathy eMedicine Neurology

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1141734-overview

Mononeuropathies can occur secondary to direct trauma, compression, stretch injury, ischemia, infection, or inflammatory disease. Dancers are also prone to superficial and deep peroneal nerve entrapments.
Nerve entrapments are due to compression of the nerve by either normal structures or an external source. In the lower extremity, peroneal neuropathy is the...
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2011 Nerve Injuries VuMedi

Location: http://www.vumedi.com/node/150703

Nerve Injuries Video Webinar to take place on Wed, 27 April 2011 6:00pm PDT. May be reviewed later.
Meeting Program
Neil Jones Nerve Grafting
David J Slutsky Nerve Transfers for Radial Nerve Injuries
Milan Stevanovic Innervated Muscle Transfers
Scott H Kozin Case Presentations
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2011 Recovery of brachial plexus lesions resulting from heavy backpack use

Location: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/12/62/abstract

Conclusions The prognosis of Backpack Palsy (BPP) is favorable in the vast majority of cases. Electromyography is useful for diagnosis. To prevent brachial plexus lesions, backpack loads greater than 40 kg should be avoided.
Recovery of brachial plexus lesions resulting from heavy backpack use: A follow-up case series Tuula Nylund , Ville M...
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Birth Brachial Plexus Palsy POSNA Study Guide

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/birthBrachialPlexusPalsy.asp

Objectives
1. Describe the natural history of newborns with birth brachial plexus palsy
2. Discuss the factors increasing the incidence of birth brachial plexus palsy
3. Discuss the current indications for microsurgery for the infant with brachial plexus palsy
4. Describe operative...
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Brachial Plexus Injury

Location: http://web.archive.org/web/20060313075745/http://www.orthopaedic.ed.ac.uk/brachialplexus/index.htm

Archive Copy of Presentation on Brachial Plexus Palsy in Adults and Infants Highly Reputable
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Brachial Plexus Injury World Ortho

Location: http://www.worldortho.com/dev/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2164%3Aelectronic-textboo ...

The nerves which give sensation and control to the upper limb are all connected through the brachial plexus. Most brachial plexus injuries result in severe dysfunction of the arm and hand. In spite of advances in diagnosis and treatment, recovery in the majority of cases is still disappointing. The often...
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Common Peroneal Nerve Palsy The Bone School

Location: http://www.boneschool.com.au/lower-limb/knee/cpn-palsy

Most common LL neuropathy
Aetiology

Valgus TKR - 3%
HTO - 10%
Trauma / Compression
Tibial #
Cast / Dressing
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Past avulsed nerve root LSBU

Location: http://myweb.lsbu.ac.uk/dirt/museum/319-492.html

Radiology case 319-492 Clinical presentation: 20 year old man with previous history of a motor cycle accident.
There is a bulge on the right side of the opacified theca at the level of the emerging 7th cervical nerve root.
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Peroneal Nerve Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/peroneal_nerve

Discussion of anatomy, regional blockade using the peroneal nerve and peroneal nerve palsy
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