brachial plexus


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brachial plexus

n.
A network of nerves located in the neck and axilla, composed of the anterior branches of the lower four cervical and first two thoracic spinal nerves and supplying the chest, shoulder, and arm.
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Noun1.brachial plexus - a network of nerves formed by cervical and thoracic spinal nerves and supplying the arm and parts of the shoulder
nerve plexus - a network of intersecting nerves
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During the course, it passes in front of the scalene anterior muscle, the phrenic nerve, the third part of the subclavian artery and the primary cords of the brachial plexus sequentially.
Looking ahead, EXPAREL continues to be well positioned for long-term market leadership as the only opioid-free, long-acting, local and regional analgesic approved for infiltration, field blocks and interscalene brachial plexus nerve block.
They cover cleft lip, cleft palate repair, cleft rhinoplasty, atypical clefts--soft tissue component, cutaneous lesions, soft tissue masses, pediatric burns and wounds, ear reconstruction, eyelid reconstruction, nasal reconstruction, pediatric neck masses, facial reanimation, brachial plexus (obstetrical injury), lower extremity, breast, thorax and back, abdomen, perineum, emergency department lacerations, craniofacial prosthetics, and conjoined twins.
Supraclavicular brachial plexus block and inter scalene block provide anaesthesia for almost all upper limb surgeries.
Known as shoulder dystocia, the condition caused nerve damage to the brachial plexus, which left the baby permanently lacking function in her right arm.
The child has a severe brachial plexus injury at multiple spinal levels resulting in Erb's palsy.
A novel infraclavicular brachial plexus block: the lateral and sagittal technique, developed by magnetic resonance imaging studies.
Schwannomas rarely affect brachial plexus, accounting for approximately 5% of all cases of schwannomas (5,6).
Schwannomas that originate from the cervical and brachial plexus comprise the lateral group (4).
The literature regarding the application chemical neurolysis to the brachial plexus has been sparse.
The interscalene brachial plexus block is considered the optimal regional anesthetic technique for postoperative analgesia in healthy patients after shoulder surgery.