Neurocirurgia

NEJM – Trial of Contralateral Seventh Cervical Nerve Transfer for Spastic Arm Paralysis

Abstract BACKGROUND: Spastic limb paralysis due to injury to a cerebral hemisphere can cause long-term disability. We investigated the effect of grafting the contralateral C7 nerve from the nonparalyzed side to the paralyzed side in patients with spastic arm paralysis due to chronic cerebral injury. METHODS: We randomly assigned 36 patients… Read More ›