Outcome after later combined brachial plexus and shoulder surgery after birth trauma

J. A.I. Grossman, A. E. Price, M. A. Tidwell, L. E. Ramos, I. Alfonso, I. Yaylali

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Abstract

Of 22 infants aged between 11 and 29 months who underwent a combined reconstruction of the upper brachial plexus and shoulder for the sequelae of a birth injury, 19 were followed up for two or more years. The results were evaluated using a modified Gilbert scale. Three patients required a secondary procedure before follow-up. Three patients had a persistent minor internal rotation contracture. All improved by at least two grades on a modified Gilbert scale.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1166-1168
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series B
Volume85
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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