Abstract| Volume 39, ISSUE 9, SUPPLEMENT , e33-e34, September 2014

Nerve Grafts and Nerve Transfers Have Similar Outcomes in Traumatic Pediatric BPIs

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      The primary aim of this study was to review the demographics and patterns of injury in consecutive pediatric patients with traumatic brachial plexus injuries (BPIs) presenting to a a single tertiary referral center over a 16 year period from 1996 to 2012. A secondary aim was to review the outcomes of nerve grafting and nerve transfers for reconstruction of shoulder abduction and elbow flexion in this population of patients.
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