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2013-01-29 23:00:32

Brachial plexus injuries need to be treated with care and urgency; the longer sufferers wait to find a solution the more they risk permanent damage. Dr. Berzin, a Houston plastic surgeon, is now accepting patients suffering from a brachial plexus injury. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 Brachial plexus injuries can be extremely painful and may become permanent. Sufferers of this type of injury must educate themselves on what the brachial plexus is, how injury occurs, the difference...

2011-05-20 13:12:26

The way that clinicians report outcomes of surgery for a traumatic nerve injury involving the arm is not standardized, and it is thus difficult to compare the efficacy of different surgical treatments, according to a study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York. In a second HSS study, investigators say they have developed a tool to measure outcomes that they hope can be refined and used worldwide. Both studies will be presented at the International Symposium on...

2008-05-21 03:00:09

By Sathasivam, S Lecky, B; Manohar, R; Selvan, A Neuralgic amyotrophy is an uncommon condition characterised by the acute onset of severe pain in the shoulder and arm, followed by weakness and atrophy of the affected muscles, and sensory loss as the pain subsides. The diversity of its clinical manifestations means that it may present to a variety of different specialties within medicine. This article describes the epidemiology, aetiopathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnoses,...


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