Practical Management of Pediatric and Adult Brachial Plexus Palsies, Expert Consult: Online, Print, and DVD

Practical Management of Pediatric and Adult Brachial Plexus Palsies

Expert Consult: Online, Print, and DVD

By Kevin C. Chung, MD, MS, Professor of Surgery Section of Plastic Surgery Department of Surgery Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs University of Michigan Medical School Ann Arbor, MI, USA ; Lynda J-S Yang, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA and John E. McGillicuddy, MD, Emeritus Professor of Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA


1. Anatomy of the Brachial Plexus

2. Physiology of Nerve Injury and Regeneration

3. Clinical Examination of the Patient with Brachial Plexus Palsy

4. Clinical Presentation and Considerations of Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy

5. Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy: Antecedent Obstetrical Factors

6. Guidelines for Attorney-Physician Interactions About Brachial Plexus

Palsy Patients

7. The Role of Electrodiagnosis in Infants with Brachial Plexus Palsies

8. Radiographic Assessment in Pediatric Brachial Plexus Palsies

9. Nerve Repair/Reconstruction Strategies for Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsies

10. Shoulder Sequelae in Children with Brachial Plexus Palsy

11. Reconstructive Strategies for Recovery of Hand Function

12. Rehabilitation Concepts for Pediatric Brachial Plexus Palsies

13. Outcomes of Treatment for Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy

14. Clinical Examination and Diagnosis

15. Nerve Repair/Nerve Transfer Strategies for Adult Brachial Plexus Palsies

16. Operative Neurophysiology of the Brachial Plexus Intraoperative

Electrodiagnostic Studies

17. Practical Application of Electrodiagnostic Studies to Evaluate Adult Brachial

Plexus Lesions

18. Radiographic Assessment of Adult Brachial Plexus Injuries

19. Reconstructive Procedures for the Upper Extremity

20. Surgical Procedures for Recovery of Hand Function

21. Rehabilitation Concepts for Adult Brachial Plexus Injuries

22. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

23. Strategies for Treating Pain

24. Outcomes of Treatment for Adult Brachial Plexus Injuries

Index