Semin Plast Surg 2004; 18(4): 319-326
DOI: 10.1055/s-2004-837258
Copyright © 2004 by Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.

Multidisciplinary Management of Brachial Plexus Birth Injuries: The Miami Experience

John A. I Grossman1 , Patricia DiTaranto1 , Andrew E. Price1 , Lorna E. Ramos1 , Michael Tidwell1 , Oscar Papazian1 , Ilker Yaylali1 , Dorothy Bergeron1 , Herbert Valencia1 , Israel Alfonso1
  • 1Brachial Plexus Program, Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, Florida
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Publication Date:
06 December 2004 (online)

ABSTRACT

This article reviews the authors' experience over the last decade in the multidisciplinary management of children with brachial plexus birth injuries. When compared with the results of a study of 91 children who received nonoperative treatment, the results of surgical intervention can improve the functional outcome in properly selected infants.

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