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Brachial Plexus Injury – Candidates

May 3, 2021


Early recognition of the injury is critical and surgeries performed prior to three months tend to get the best results. We will offer nerve repair surgeries even up to a year, but the longer we wait, the poorer the results are. So we recommend to referring physicians that as soon as paralysis is recognized, that that patient be referred to a center that treats this. In a patient with severe paralysis to the limb, reconstructive surgery requires significant investment from the patient. They must be willing to undergo quite a bit of rehabilitation, retraining, learning how to use the limb, and a lot of effort is required. Patients who aren't willing to invest this type of effort in their recovery might not be excellent candidates for the reconstructive procedures that are available.

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