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Christopher
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Injury Description, Date, extent, surgical intervention etc: Date of Injury: 12/15/02

Level of Injury:
-dominant side C5, C6, & C7 avulsed. C8 & T1 stretched & crushed

BPI Related Surgeries:
-2 Intercostal nerves grafted to Biceps muscle,
-Free-Gracilis muscle transfer to Biceps Region innervated with 2 Intercostal nerves grafts.
-2 Sural nerves harvested from both Calves for nerve grafting.
-Partial Ulnar nerve grafted to Long Triceps.
-Uninjured C7 Hemi-Contralateral cross-over to Deltoid muscle.
-Wrist flexor tendon transfer to middle, ring, & pinky finger extensors.

Surgical medical facility:
Brachial Plexus Clinic at The Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN
(all surgeries successful)

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."
~Theodore Roosevelt
Location: Los Angeles, California USA

Peripheral Nerve Surgery Library

Post by Christopher » Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:13 pm

Educate yourself
No one else can do it for you.

EXCELLENT RESOURCE for Surgeons and Patients
Washington University School of Medicine & Dr Susan E. Mackinnon's Peripheral Nerve Surgery Library:
-Anatomy & Physiology
-Evaluation & Management
-Surgical Options

http://nervesurgery.wustl.edu/Pages/default.aspx

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