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  • Condition: Persistent Weakness from Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Journal: Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Treatment Used: Shoulder Release and Tendon Transfer
  • Number of Patients: 30
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The study researched the outcomes of shoulder release and tendon transfer for patients with persistent weakness from neonatal brachial plexus palsy.
  • Condition: Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Journal: Photobiomodulation, photomedicine, and laser surgery
  • Treatment Used: Photobiomodulation After Neurotization with the Oberlin Procedure
  • Number of Patients: 14
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In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using photobiomodulation after neurotization with the Oberlin Procedure for the treatment of brachial plexus injuries.
  • Condition: Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Journal: The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume
  • Treatment Used: Microsurgery
  • Number of Patients: 216
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using microsurgery to treat infants with brachial plexus injury.
  • Condition: Upper Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Journal: Acta neurochirurgica
  • Treatment Used: Lower Subscapular Nerve Transfer for Axillary Nerve Repair
  • Number of Patients: 568
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using a lower subscapular nerve transfer in axillary nerve repair to treat patients with upper brachial plexus palsy.
  • Condition: Infants with an Obstetric Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Journal: Clinical orthopaedics and related research
  • Treatment Used: External Rotationplasty of the Shoulder
  • Number of Patients: 149
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This study evaluated the long-term effect of soft-tissue procedures of the shoulder in patients with obstetric brachial plexus injuries.
  • Condition: Breast Cancer
  • Journal: Radiation oncology (London, England)
  • Treatment Used: Conventional Versus Hypofractionated Postmastectomy Radiotherapy
  • Number of Patients: 1640
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In this study, researchers compared the long-term outcomes and late toxicity of conventional fractionated (CF) vs. hypofractionated (HF) postmastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT) for patients with breast cancer.
  • Condition: Toxoplasma Gondii-Induced Brachial Plexus Neuropathy after Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (alloHSCT)
  • Journal: Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society
  • Treatment Used: 6 Weeks Pyrimethamine, Sulfadiazine, and Levofolinic Acid
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report discusses a patient with acute myeloid leukemiadiagnosed with brachial plexus neuropathy, induced by Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) 17 days after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (alloHSCT).
  • Condition: Restoration of Elbow Flexion in Patients with Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Journal: Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Treatment Used: Single vs. Double Fascicular Nerve Transfers
  • Number of Patients: 1029
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This review of the literature assessed the effectiveness of single and double fascicular nerve transfer and the added value of additional re-innervation of the brachialis muscle in the restoration of elbow flexion in patients with brachial plexus injuries.
  • Condition: Chronic Brachial Neuralgia (CBN)
  • Journal: Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.)
  • Treatment Used: Pain Management
  • Number of Patients: 40
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This study assessed, evaluated, and compared the effectiveness of acupressure and hypnotherapy pain management in patients with chronic brachial neuralgia (arm nerve pain; CBN).
  • Condition: Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy
  • Journal: Journal of pediatric orthopedics
  • Treatment Used: Double or Single Tendon Transfer
  • Number of Patients: 28
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This study compared the clinical outcome of using a double or single tendon transfer to improve shoulder function in patients with brachial plexus birth palsy.
  • Condition: Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy
  • Journal: Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery
  • Treatment Used: Remodeling of the Glenohumeral Joint after Open Subscapularis Elongation and Reduction
  • Number of Patients: 61
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of remodeling the glenohumeral joint after an open subscapularis elongation and reduction to treat patients with brachial plexus birth palsy.
  • Condition: Brachial Plexus Birth Injury
  • Journal: Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Treatment Used: Brachial Plexus Reconstruction with Sural Nerve Autograft
  • Number of Patients: 43
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using a brachial plexus reconstruction with a sural nerve autograft to treat patients with brachial plexus birth injury.
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