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  • 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: Women with Low Risk Pregnancy
  • Journal: BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
  • Treatment Used: Induction of Labor at 41 Weeks vs. Expectant Management and Induction of Labor at 42 weeks
  • Number of Patients: 2760
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This study evaluated if induction of labor at 41 weeks improves perinatal and maternal outcomes in women with a low risk pregnancy compared with expectant management and induction of labor at 42 weeks.
  • 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: Upper Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Journal: The journal of hand surgery Asian-Pacific volume
  • Treatment Used: Partial Ulnar Nerve Transfer (Oberlin's transfer)
  • Number of Patients: 6
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The study researched if using Oberlin's transfer (nerve in the forearm is reattached in the bicep) recovered muscle and elbow function in patients with upper brachial plexus injury.
  • Condition: Shoulder Delivery
  • Journal: The National medical journal of India
  • Treatment Used: 2-step vs. 1-step
  • Number of Patients: 14627
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This study compared neonatal outcomes between 2 methods of shoulder delivery: 2-step and 1-step.
  • 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: Children with Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Journal: Physiotherapy research international : the journal for researchers and clinicians in physical therapy
  • Treatment Used: Kinesio Taping
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This study investigated the effectiveness of Kinesio taping (rehabilitative taping technique) in children with brachial plexus injury (an injury to the brachial plexus, the network of nerves that conducts signals from the spinal cord to the shoulder, arm and hand).
  • 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: Proximal Humerus Degloving Fracture
  • Journal: Zhongguo xiu fu chong jian wai ke za zhi = Zhongguo xiufu chongjian waike zazhi = Chinese journal of reparative and reconstructive surgery
  • Treatment Used: Open Reduction and Internal Fixation
  • Number of Patients: 23
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using an open reduction and internal fixation to treat patients with proximal humerus degloving fractures.
  • Condition: Patients Older Than 50 with Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Journal: Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Treatment Used: Elbow Flexion Reconstruction
  • Number of Patients: 58
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The purpose of the study was to evaluate elbow function outcomes in patients older than 50 who underwent elbow flexion for the treatment of traumatic brachial plexus injury.
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