Treatment of Central Paralysis of Upper Extremity Using Contralateral C7 Nerve Transfer via Posterior Spinal Route.


Department of Neurosurgery, PLA Shenyang General Hospital, Shenyang, Liaoning, China. Electronic address: [Email]


Contralateral C7 nerve transfer is widely applied for the treatment of brachial plexus injuries or central paralysis of the upper extremities. The surgical approach has evolved from the precervical subcutaneous route to the prespinal route, which is currently the most commonly used one. We report a patient with central paralysis of the right upper extremity treated with contralateral C7 nerve transfer via the posterior spinal route.


C7 nerve,Central paralysis,Nerve root transfer,Posterior spinal route,

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