brachial plexus

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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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This SSA passed in front of the lower and middle trunks of brachial plexus, then it penetrated upper trunk through the gap between its anterior and posterior divisions.
Brachial plexus appears as a cluster of hypoechoic "grape like" structures.
"What happens is that babies are born with what's called a brachial plexus palsy," Robertson said.
Ultrasound-guided infraclavicular brachial plexus block.
Patients in group A received 30 mL of 0.5% ropivacaine with 1 [micro]g [kg.sup.-1] of dexmedetomidine, and those in group B received 30 mL of 0.5% ropivacaine with 1 [micro]g [kg.sup.-1] of fentanyl under supraclavicular brachial plexus block using USG guidance.
MRI revealed a sharply delineated spindle shaped lesion of 61X28X34 mm in size, indivisible of C7 nerve, from its roots at the C5-6 level segment and the middle trunk of the brachial plexus, which was moderately heterogeneously contrast imbibed (Fig.
Schwannomas that settle in this region are usually encountered as medial neck masses, and schwannomas that originate from the cervical or brachial plexus as lateral neck masses (5).
Magnetic resonance imaging of the brachial plexus was obtained, and the study revealed a mass encasing the right brachial plexus at the level of the divisions and cords as well as the right brachial artery (Figure 1).
An example of these techniques is combining an infraclavicular brachial plexus block and a suprascapular nerve block [4,5].
Brachial plexus injury is one of the most serious peripheral nerve injuries resulting in upper limb dysfunction commonly due to trauma in motorcycle accidents.
We present our surgical experience with five such tumors, one arising from the maxillary branch of the trigeminal nerve in the maxillary sinus, second arising from the brachial plexus, third arising from the cervical vagus, and two arising from cervical spinal nerves.
It is therefore important to consider the following points: (a) whether CRP is a valid marker for the diagnosis of sepsis in neonates and (b) the presentation of Erb's palsy (a type of brachial plexus birth injury).
Background: Root avulsion to all 5 roots of the brachial plexus is a common presentation and keeps a major reconstructive challenge.
[6-8] As there is a scarcity of studies comparing dexmedetomidine and clonidine in various doses, we compared dexmedetomidine 1 [micro]g/kg and clonidine 1.5 [micro]g/kg as adjuvants in supraclavicular brachial plexus block.
Current techniques available for nerve localisation mark anatomical indicators for the estimated location of the brachial plexus. In the nerve stimulator technique, it is ensured that the needle is correctly placed without causing paraesthesia.