brachial plexus


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Related to brachial plexus: Brachial plexus injury, brachial plexus block
  • noun

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a network of nerves formed by cervical and thoracic spinal nerves and supplying the arm and parts of the shoulder

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The authors also point out that longer times spent under general anesthesia (commensurate with increased operating times) increase the risk of brachial plexus injury "by increasing joint mobility (particularly when muscle relaxants are used) because the neighboring bony structure is more likely to compress or impinge on the brachial plexus" (CRSLS e2014.
Buprenorphine added to the local anesthetic for brachial plexus block to provide postoperative analgesia in outpatients.
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In effect, brachial plexus avulsion injuries represent an inner amputation, irreversibly separating the hand from neural control.
Due to the closeness of the subclavian artery to the brachial plexus, an aneurysm arising from this artery may lead to motor and sensory symptomatology due to the impingement of the brachial plexus by the aneurysm (11).
Patients were indicated for either general endotracheal anesthesia or regional anesthesia via an interscalene brachial plexus block with or without general anesthesia.
The brachial plexus presents an imaging challenge due to its complex anatomy and close proximity to the lungs and major vessels, where there are often magnetic susceptibility effects.
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The Beirut side were also missing Ahmad Ibrahim, whose season is over due to a compressed brachial plexus.
Aim: The aim of this study was to examine cases of obstetric brachial plexus palsy (OBPP) treated over 20 years at a single tertiary center.
Treatment was beneficial for 89 percent for patients with amputation and 70 percent of those with stroke, compared to 50 percent of those with brachial plexus injury.
possibly a shoulder dystocia, which might have been caused by an injury to the brachial plexus nerve during birth.
In this report, we describe an interscalene brachial plexus stimulating catheter that required surgical removal despite the absence of knotting.
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The injury can occur in sports, motor vehicle accidents and falls, and babies sometimes sustain brachial plexus injuries during birth.