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Table 1 Clinical background of the operated children

From: Free functional gracilis muscle transfer in children with severe sequelae from obstetric brachial plexus palsy

I. 10 months brachial plexus exploration, reconstruction of the upper and middle trunk, neurolysis of the lower trunk.
  3 years extraplexic neurotisation SAN to ulnar nerve, without success
II. 3 months Normal MRI, EMG shows only reinnervation of arm muscles, no recovery within forearm and hand.
  13 months MyeloCT: suspicion of root avulsions C6 C8 Th1
III.   no previous surgery
IV. 14 months: MyeloCT: suspicion of root avulsion C7 C8
   EMG: no activity C6 C7 C8 Th1
  28 months: plexus exploration, only neurolysis C5