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  1. Many surgical techniques are available for bridging peripheral nerve defects. Autologous nerve grafts are the current gold standard for most clinical conditions. In selected cases, alternative types of conduit...

    Authors: Stefano Geuna, Pierluigi Tos, Paolo Titolo, Davide Ciclamini, Teresa Beningo and Bruno Battiston

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2014 9:3

    Content type: Review

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  2. In this study an unusual combination of arterial, venous and neural variations discovered during dissection of cervical, axillary and brachial area of a cadaver is described. Variations are thoroughly describe...

    Authors: Theodore G Troupis, Adamantios Michalinos, Vasiliki Manou, Dimitrios Vlastos, Elizabeth O Johnson, Theano Demesticha and Panayiotis Skandalakis

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2014 9:2

    Content type: Case report

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  3. Post-traumatic lumbosacral plexus injuries seem to be rare events, spontaneously recovering in high percentage: as surgery is often challenging and results in poor outcome, many Authors have advocated conserva...

    Authors: Debora Garozzo, Gianluca Zollino and Stefano Ferraresi

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2014 9:1

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Brachial plexus schwannomas are rare tumors. They are benign nerve sheath tumors and only about 5% of Schwannoma arise from the brachial plexus. They pose a great challenge to surgeons due to their rare occurr...

    Authors: Mamoon Rashid, Omer Salahuddin, Shumaila Yousaf, Uzair A Qazi and Kanwal Yousaf

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2013 8:12

    Content type: Case report

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  5. Many disorders of the musculoskeletal system are caused by modified net joint forces resulting from individual coping movement strategies of patients suffering from neuromuscular diseases. Purpose of this work...

    Authors: Tim Kleiber, Nikica Popovic, Jörg Bahm and Catherine Disselhorst-Klug

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2013 8:10

    Content type: Methodology

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  6. The nerve root avulsion injury causes decrease of motor neurons in the spinal ventral horn. To investigate the motoneuron death after avulsion injury in rats, the intradural root avulsion procedure is usually ...

    Authors: Takashi Noguchi, Souichi Ohta, Ryosuke Kakinoki, Yukitoshi Kaizawa and Shuichi Matsuda

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2013 8:8

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Various approaches have been developed to treat the progressive shoulder deformity in patients with brachial plexus birth palsy. Reconstructive surgery for this condition consists of complex procedures with a ...

    Authors: Andrew E Price, Marc Fajardo and John AI Grossman

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2013 8:7

    Content type: Case report

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  8. Peripheral neuropathies caused by ganglion cysts are rare. They seldom cause serious complications especially in the lower extremities. The case was a 51-year-old woman referred by her physician to the vascula...

    Authors: Raif Ozden, Vedat Uruc, Aydıner Kalacı and Yunus Dogramacı

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2013 8:5

    Content type: Case report

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  9. Major peripheral nerve injuries not only result in local deficits but may also cause distal atrophy of target muscles or permanent loss of sensation. Likewise, these injuries have been shown to instigate long-...

    Authors: Rupeng Li, Patrick C Hettinger, Jacques A Machol, Xiping Liu, J B Stephenson, Christopher P Pawela, Ji-Geng Yan, Hani S Matloub and James S Hyde

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2013 8:4

    Content type: Research article

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  10. In total brachial plexus preganglionic lesions (C5-C6-C7-C8 and T1) different extraplexual neurotizations are indicated for partial motor function restitution. Mostly for the flexion of the elbow. Neurotizatio...

    Authors: Juan Pablo Cáceres, Santos Palazzi, Jose Luis Palazzi, Manuel Llusá, Sanz M and Varci S

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2013 8:3

    Content type: Research article

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  11. A goal of our work was to perform nerve conduction studies (NCSs) of the ulnar nerve focused on the nerve conduction across the elbow on a sufficiently large cohort of healthy subjects in order to generate rel...

    Authors: Edvard Ehler, Petr Ridzoň, Pavel Urban, Radim Mazanec, Marie Nakládalová, Bohumír Procházka, Hana Matulová, Jan Latta and Pavel Otruba

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2013 8:2

    Content type: Methodology

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  12. Giant or solitary osteochondroma is part of a rare disorder known as synovial osteochondromatosis. It forms part of a spectrum of disease characterized by metaplastic changes within the joint synovium that are...

    Authors: Munnan Al-Najjim, Abubakar Mustafa, Carl Fenton, Syam Morapudi and Mohammad Waseem

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2013 8:1

    Content type: Case report

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  13. Shoulder abnormalities are the major cause of morbidity in upper brachial plexus birth palsy (BPBP). We developed a rat model of upper trunk BPBP and compared our findings to previously reported animal models ...

    Authors: Francisco Soldado, David Benito-Castillo, Cesar G Fontecha, Ignasi Barber, Mario Marotta, Sleiman Haddad, Mariano E Menendez, Vasco V Mascarenhas and Scott H Kozin

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2012 7:9

    Content type: Research article

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  14. A discussion is presented concerning scoring while assessing shoulder function. Divergence in observation and in interpretation of what is observed may give rise to serious disagreement about indications for s...

    Authors: Gerhard Blaauw and Robert S Muhlig

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2012 7:8

    Content type: Methodology

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  15. The aim was to evaluate what can be learned from rat models when treating patients suffering from a sciatic nerve injury.

    Authors: Amanda Maripuu, Anders Björkman, Isabella M Björkman-Burtscher, Peter Mannfolk, Gert Andersson and Lars B Dahlin

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2012 7:7

    Content type: Review

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  16. The CMAP (Compound Muscle Action Potential) scan is a non-invasive electrodiagnostic tool, which provides a quick and visual assessment of motor unit potentials as electrophysiological components that together...

    Authors: Ellen M Maathuis, Robert D Henderson, Judith Drenthen, Nicole M Hutchinson, Jasper R Daube, Joleen H Blok and Gerhard H Visser

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2012 7:4

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Evaluation of functional and structural recovery after peripheral nerve injury is crucial to determine the therapeutic effect of a nerve repair strategy. In the present study, we examined the relationship betw...

    Authors: Sabien GA van Neerven, Ahmet Bozkurt, Dan Mon O’Dey, Juliane Scheffel, Arne H Boecker, Jan-Philipp Stromps, Sebastian Dunda, Gary A Brook and Norbert Pallua

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2012 7:5

    Content type: Research article

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  18. An 11 years old boy came, with complain of mild dysarthria. Examination revealed marked hemiatrophy of left side of the tongue. Five months back he underwent ipsilateral branchial cyst operation. To our knowle...

    Authors: Sudipta Kumer Mukherjee, Chandra Bidhan Gowshami, Abdus Salam, Ruhul Kuddus, Mohshin Ali Farazi and Jahid Baksh

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2012 7:2

    Content type: Case report

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  19. Median nerve neuropathy caused by compression from a tumor in the forearm is rare. Cases with anterior wrist ganglion have high recurrence rates despite surgical treatment. Here, we report the recurrence of an...

    Authors: Kiyoshi Okada, Junichi Miyake, Toshiyuki Kataoka, Hisao Moritomo, Tsuyoshi Murase and Hideki Yoshikawa

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2012 7:1

    Content type: Case report

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  20. Positive neurotrophic effects of hyperbaric oxygen treatment may be more easily achieved by applying a Perflourocarbon (PFC) emulsion gel to the repair site. PFCs are halogen substituted carbon oils with uniqu...

    Authors: Jonathan Isaacs, Ilvy Friebe, Satya Mallu and Keith Bachman

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2011 6:11

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Contralateral C7 nerve transfer has been used in treating brachial plexus avulsion injury since 1986. During the past two and half decades, much has been achieved, yet more needs to be explored. In this review...

    Authors: Cheng-Gang Zhang and Yu-Dong Gu

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2011 6:10

    Content type: Review

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  22. We report the case of a patient who noticed muscle weakness in his left arm 5 years earlier. On examination, a biloculate mass was observed in the left supraclavicular area, and Tinel's sign caused paresthesia...

    Authors: Sho Kohyama, Yuki Hara, Yasumasa Nishiura, Tetsuya Hara, Tanefumi Nakagawa and Naoyuki Ochiai

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2011 6:9

    Content type: Case report

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  23. Surgical treatment of neuromas involves excision of neuromas proximally to the level of grossly "normal" fascicles; however, proximal changes at the axonal level may have both functional and therapeutic implic...

    Authors: Jason H Ko, Peter S Kim, Kristina D O’Shaughnessy, Xianzhong Ding, Todd A Kuiken and Gregory A Dumanian

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2011 6:8

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Clavicle fractures are frequent injuries in athletes and midshaft clavicle fractures in particular are well-known injuries in Ironman triathletes. In 2000, Auzou et al. described the mechanism leading to an is...

    Authors: Alexander Christoph Rüst, Beat Knechtle, Patrizia Knechtle and Thomas Rosemann

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2011 6:7

    Content type: Case report

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  25. In this paper, the acute changes in the compound motor action potential (CMAP) during mechanical stretch were studied in hamster sciatic nerve and compared to the changes that occur during compression.

    Authors: Mark M Stecker, Kelly Baylor, Jacob Wolfe and Matthew Stevenson

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2011 6:4

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Accessory Deep Peroneal Nerve (ADPN) is an anatomic variation that can potentially cause disturbance in electrodiagnostic studies. This anomaly could be detected by nerve conduction studies. There are no recen...

    Authors: Seyed Mansoor Rayegani, Elham Daneshtalab, Mohamad Hasan Bahrami, Dariush Eliaspour, Seyed Ahmad Raeissadat, Sajjad Rezaei and Marzieh Babaee

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2011 6:3

    Content type: Research article

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  27. We review our experience treating 335 adult patients with supraclavicular brachial plexus injuries over a 7-year period at the University of Southern Santa Catarina, in Brazil. Patients were categorized into 8...

    Authors: Jayme A Bertelli and Marcos F Ghizoni

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2011 6:2

    Content type: Review

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  28. Variations in the branching of posterior cord are important during surgical approaches to the axilla and upper arm, administration of anesthetic blocks, interpreting effects of nervous compressions and in repa...

    Authors: Johnstone M Muthoka, Simeon R Sinkeet, Swaleh H Shahbal, Ludia C Matakwa and Julius A Ogeng’o

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2011 6:1

    Content type: Research article

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  29. There is considerable evidence that central nervous system is continuously modulated by activity, behavior and skill acquisition. This study is to examine the reorganization in cortical and subcortical regions...

    Authors: Jifeng Li, Hui Zhao, Pengbo Luo and Yudong Gu

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2010 5:18

    Content type: Research article

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  30. In our previous study, allogeneic-transplanted peripheral nerve segments preserved for one month in a polyphenol solution at 4°C could regenerate nerves in rodents demonstrated the same extent of nerve regener...

    Authors: Ken Nakayama, Ryosuke Kakinoki, Ryosuke Ikeguchi, Tomoyuki Yamakawa, Soichi Ohta, Satoshi Fujita, Takashi Noguchi, Scott FM Duncan, Suong-Hyu Hyon and Takashi Nakamura

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2010 5:17

    Content type: Research article

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  31. The etiology of Bell's palsy can vary but anterograde axonal degeneration may delay spontaneous functional recovery leading the necessity of therapeutic interventions. Corticotherapy and/or complementary rehab...

    Authors: Karen F Coracini, Caio J Fernandes, Almir F Barbarini, César M Silva, Rodrigo T Scabello, Gabriela P Oliveira and Gerson Chadi

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2010 5:16

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Recent findings on the antioxidant effects of pretreatment with α-lipoic acid (α-LA) on the crush injury of rat sciatic nerve confirm the possible usefulness of α-LA administration in humans with peripheral ne...

    Authors: Maurizio Ranieri, Manuela Sciuscio, Annamaria Cortese, Marilena Stasi, Francesco Panza, Marisa Megna, Pietro Fiore and Andrea Santamato

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2010 5:15

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  33. As neurophysiologic tests may not reveal the extent of brachial plexus injury at the early stage, the role of early radiological work-up has become increasingly important. The aim of the study was to evaluate ...

    Authors: Kasim Abul-Kasim, Clas Backman, Anders Björkman and Lars B Dahlin

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2010 5:14

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Root avulsion of the brachial plexus causes an oxidative stress reaction in the spinal cord and induces dramatic spinal motoneuron death, while EGb761 is a natural free radical cleaning agent. This study was d...

    Authors: Xiao Cheng, Fo-Lin Liu, Jun Zhang, Lin-Lin Wang, Fang-lan Li, Shu Liu and Li-Hua Zhou

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2010 5:12

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Local corticosteroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) provides greater clinical improvement in symptoms one month after injection compared to placebo but significant symptom relief beyond one month h...

    Authors: Paolo Milani, Mauro Mondelli, Federica Ginanneschi, Riccardo Mazzocchio and Alessandro Rossi

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2010 5:11

    Content type: Methodology

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  36. Although the injury to the peripheral nervous system is a common clinical problem, understanding of the role of melatonin in nerve degeneration and regeneration is incomplete.

    Authors: Mehmet Turgut, Süleyman Kaplan, Burçin Zeynep Ünal, Mehmet Bozkurt, Sinan Yürüker, Çigdem Yenisey, Bünyamin Sahin, Yigit Uyanıkgil and Meral Baka

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2010 5:10

    Content type: Research article

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  37. We hypothesized that a wide range of surgical procedures may be complicated by neuropathies, not just in close proximity but also remote from procedural sites. The aim of this study was to classify post-operat...

    Authors: Shiv Saidha, Jennifer Spillane, Gerard Mullins and Brian McNamara

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2010 5:9

    Content type: Research article

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  38. From the onset to the chronic phase of spinal cord injury (SCI), peripheral axons and muscles are subjected to abnormal states of activity. This starts with very intense spasms during the first instant of SCI,...

    Authors: Zaghloul Ahmed, Robert Freedland and Andrzej Wieraszko

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2010 5:8

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Chronic problems from whiplash trauma generally include headache, pain and neck stiffness that may prove refractory to conservative treatment modalities. As has previously been reported, such afflicted patient...

    Authors: N Ake Nystrom, Lloyd P Champagne, Michael Freeman and Elisabet Blix

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2010 5:7

    Content type: Research article

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  40. The forelimb amputee poses many reconstructive challenges in the clinical setting, and there is a paucity of established surgical models for study. To further elucidate the pathogenic process in amputation neu...

    Authors: Peter S Kim, Jason Ko, Kristina K O'Shaughnessy, Todd A Kuiken and Gregory A Dumanian

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2010 5:6

    Content type: Research article

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  41. There have been several reports that partial ulnar transfer (PUNT) is preferable for reconstructing elbow flexion in patients with upper brachial plexus injuries (BPIs) compared with intercostal nerve transfer...

    Authors: Ryosuke Kakinoki, Ryosuke Ikeguchi, Scott FM Dunkan, Ken Nakayama, Taiichi Matsumoto, Soichi Ohta and Takashi Nakamura

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2010 5:4

    Content type: Research article

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  42. The present study was designed to investigate the ameliorative potential of Ocimum sanctum and its saponin rich fraction in vincristine-induced peripheral neuropathic pain in rats. Peripheral neuropathy was induc...

    Authors: Gurpreet Kaur, Amteshwar Singh Jaggi and Nirmal Singh

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2010 5:3

    Content type: Research article

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  43. Saphenous nerve, a pure sensory nerve, may compromise as a result or complication of a surgical procedure or secondary to trauma or insidiously. We present a male patient with low back pain concomitant with pa...

    Authors: Tannaz Ahadi, Gholam Reza Raissi, Mansoureh Togha and Parisa Nejati

    Citation: Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2010 5:2

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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