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Table 3 Relationship between the final outcome of the brachial plexus lesions which were treated surgically and the location of the lesion.

From: Surgical outcomes of the brachial plexus lesions caused by gunshot wounds in adults

Final Outcome for Repair Level (%)
Location of Injury in Surgical Group Good Fair Poor
Spinal nerve to trunk or trunk
C5–C6 to upper trunk or upper trunk 53,85 38,46 7,69
C7 to middle trunk or middle trunk 30,43 60,87 8,7
C8 to T1 to lower trunk or lower trunk 14,29 57,14 28,57
Divisions to cord or cord
Lateral 40,3 50,75 8,96
Medial 26,63 51,48 21,89
Posterior 38,6 49,12 12,28
Cord to nerve or nerve
Lateral to musculocutaneous 29,03 58,06 12,9
Lateral to median 36,67 56,67 6,67
Medial to median 31,82 59,09 9,09
Medial to ulnar 21,74 56,52 21,74
Posterior to radial 32,76 58,62 8,62
Posterior to axillary 21,05 63,16 15,79