Practical Management of Pediatric and Adult Brachial Plexus Palsies covers in-depth surgical techniques for managing disorders of this crucial nerve complex so that you can most effectively treat injuries in patients of any age. Drs. Kevin Chung, Lynda Yan, and John McGillicuddy present a multidisciplinary approach to pediatric brachial plexus injury treatment and rehabilitation, obstetric considerations, and other hot topics in the field. With access to the full text and surgical videos online at expertconsult.com, you’ll have the dynamic, visual guidance you need to manage injuries to the brachial plexus.
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1. Anatomy of the Brachial Plexus
2. Physiology of Nerve Injury and Regeneration
3. Clinical Examination of the Patient with Brachial Plexus Palsy
4. Clinical Presentation and Considerations of Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy
5. Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy: Antecedent Obstetrical Factors
6. Guidelines for Attorney–Physician Interactions About Brachial Plexus
7. The Role of Electrodiagnosis in Infants with Brachial Plexus Palsies
8. Radiographic Assessment in Pediatric Brachial Plexus Palsies
9. Nerve Repair/Reconstruction Strategies for Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsies
10. Shoulder Sequelae in Children with Brachial Plexus Palsy
11. Reconstructive Strategies for Recovery of Hand Function
12. Rehabilitation Concepts for Pediatric Brachial Plexus Palsies
13. Outcomes of Treatment for Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy
14. Clinical Examination and Diagnosis
15. Nerve Repair/Nerve Transfer Strategies for Adult Brachial Plexus Palsies
16. Operative Neurophysiology of the Brachial Plexus Intraoperative
17. Practical Application of Electrodiagnostic Studies to Evaluate Adult Brachial
18. Radiographic Assessment of Adult Brachial Plexus Injuries
19. Reconstructive Procedures for the Upper Extremity
20. Surgical Procedures for Recovery of Hand Function
21. Rehabilitation Concepts for Adult Brachial Plexus Injuries
22. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
23. Strategies for Treating Pain
24. Outcomes of Treatment for Adult Brachial Plexus Injuries
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- 19th September 2011
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Charles B.G. De Nancrede Professor in Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery; Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs, Associate Director for Global REACH, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Emeritus Professor of Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA