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Brachial plexus surgery

Brachial plexus surgery

Brachial plexus surgery: Brachial plexus surgery is used to repair traumatic damage to the brachial plexus, which is the collection of nerves that run from the spine to the shoulder, arm, and hand. Damaged nerves may be augmented by grafting or transferring a nerve that originates from the spine into the brachial plexus.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Brachial plexus surgery

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Brachial plexus surgery:

  • Traumatic brachial plexus injury (cut, tear, scar tissue)
  • Erb's palsy (obstetrical palsy)

Non-Surgical Options: Brachial plexus surgery

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Brachial plexus surgery:

Anesthetic Requirements for Brachial plexus surgery

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Brachial plexus surgery may include:

Procedure Complications: Brachial plexus surgery

Possible surgical complications of Brachial plexus surgery may include:

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Adverse reaction to anesthesia
  • Further damage to brachial plexus

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