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  1. Content type: Review

    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

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  2. Content type: Case report

    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

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  3. Content type: Research article

    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

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  4. Content type: Case report

    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

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  5. Content type: Methodology

    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

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  6. Content type: Research article

    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

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  7. Content type: Case report

    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

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  8. Content type: Case report

    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

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  9. Content type: Research article

    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

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  10. Content type: Research article

    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

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  11. Content type: Methodology

    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

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  12. Content type: Case report

    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

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  13. Content type: Research article

    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

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  14. Content type: Methodology

    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

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  15. Content type: Review

    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

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  16. Content type: Research article

    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

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  17. Content type: Research article

    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

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  18. Content type: Case report

    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

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  19. Content type: Case report

    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

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  20. Content type: Review

    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

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  21. Content type: Research article

    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

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  22. Content type: Case report

    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

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