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Table 3 Details of the 15 cases in the reported series

From: Functional outcome of nerve transfer for restoration of shoulder and elbow function in upper brachial plexus injury

No. Age/Sex Injury Procedure Time since injury (month) Elbow Flexion grade (Waikakul [11] mod.) Shoulder Function grade (Narakas [2] mod.) Follow Up (Months)
1 50/M C5,6 XI-SSN* + UNF-BrBi** 6 Good Good 36
2 48/M C5,6 XI-SSN + UNF-BrBi 3 Excellent Excellent 34
3 27/M C5,6 XI-SSN + UNF-BrBi 4 Good Fair 30
4 42/M C5,6 XI-SSN + UNF-BrBi 4 Good Good 26
5 52/M C5,6,7 XI-SSN + UNF-BrBi 2 Good Good 25
6 20/M C5,6,7 XI-SSN + UNF-BrBi 3 Good Good 23
7 47/M C5,6 XI-SSN + UNF-BrBi 3 Good Fair 22
8 45/M C5,6 XI-SSN + UNF-BrBi 2 Excellent Excellent 20
9 38/M C5,6 XI-SSN + UNF-BrBi 4 Fair Fair 20
10 15/F C5,6 XI-SSN + UNF-BrBi 5 Good Fair 18
11 43/M C5,6 XI-SSN + UNF-BrBi 2 Good Good 17
12 35/M C5,6 XI-SSN + UNF-BrBi 4 Good Fair 15
13 22/M C5,6 XI-SSN + UNF-BrBi 4 Good Fair 14
14 24/M C5,6 XI-SSN + UNF-BrBi 3 Excellent Excellent 13
15 26/M C5,6 XI-SSN + UNF-BrBi 3 Fair Fair 12
  1. *XI-SSN: Spinal accessory to Suprascapular nerve transfer
  2. **UNF-BrBi: Partial nerve transfer of fascicles of ulnar nerve to motor branch of musculocutaneous to biceps muscle.