Practical Management of Pediatric and Adult Brachial Plexus by Kevin C. Chung MD MS, Lynda J-S Yang MD PhD, John E.

By Kevin C. Chung MD MS, Lynda J-S Yang MD PhD, John E. McGillicuddy MD

Useful administration of Pediatric and grownup Brachial Plexus Palsies covers in-depth surgical strategies for dealing with problems of this important nerve advanced so you might so much successfully deal with accidents in sufferers of any age. Drs. Kevin Chung, Lynda Yan, and John McGillicuddy current a multidisciplinary method of pediatric brachial plexus harm remedy and rehabilitation, obstetric concerns, and different sizzling themes within the box. With entry to the total textual content and surgical movies on-line at, you should have the dynamic, visible counsel you must deal with accidents to the brachial plexus. entry the totally searchable textual content on-line at, in addition to surgical movies demonstrating the right way to practice key systems. See circumstances as they found in perform via colour illustrations, images, and diagrams that spotlight key anatomical constructions and relationships. observe multidisciplinary most sensible practices with recommendation from across the world revered gurus in neurosurgery, orthopaedics, cosmetic surgery, and different correct fields. Hone your method with insurance that emphasizes optimizing results with pearls and discussions of universal pitfalls. organize for participating with different physicians because of a multidisciplinary strategy that covers clinical and felony elements as well as surgical procedure. locate details quick and simply with a full-color format. The interdisciplinary source you must take on the demanding situations of Brachial Plexus Palsies

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4 This section presents the examination technique for muscles innervated by direct branches of the brachial plexus. Examination techniques for other distal upper extremity musculature are well-known, are presented elsewhere in detail,1,3,4 and are illustrated in the video supplement to this chapter. The long thoracic nerve is a proximal branch of the brachial plexus, arising from the proximal C5, C6, and C7 spinal nerves, that innervates the serratus anterior muscle. This muscle originates on the lateral surfaces of the upper 8 ribs and inserts on the entire medial border of the scapula.

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