Diagnosis and Treatment of Complex Brachial Plexus Root Avalsion
CHEN Shi yong, LIn Qi ren, LAI Qing quan(The Second Hospital of Fujian Medical University, Quanzhou 362000, China)
Objective To discuss the imaging diagnosis and treatment of complex brachial plexus root avalsion(CBPRA). Methods 12 cases of CBPRA were examinated by CT myelography. The function of elbow joint were restored by using fascicle nerve transfer from ulnar nerve to 4 cases with upper and middle trunks injurys, and from contralateral CT to 8 cases with all trunks injuries. Results Accuracy of diagnosic CBPRA for CTM is 100%. The main findings was formation of traumatic meningeal cyst. The functions of elbow joint restored by using fascicle nerve transfer from ulnar nerve treated upper and middle trunk injuries achieved good result, and from contralateral C 7 treated all trunk injuries not be very effetive. Conclusion CT myelography is a desriable method of examination to CBPRA. The repairment is nerve transfer, but it's method still needs introduetion and modification.
【CateGory Index】： R651.2