Compression of the brachial plexus during right lobe liver donation as a cause of brachial plexus injury: A case report

Michael G. Dulitz, Andre M Dewolf*, Hak Y Wong, Chris Wray, Saadia Shahid Sherwani, Joshua C Herborn, Robert L Sufit, Alan J. Koffron

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Abstract

We present a case of brachial plexus injury in a living-related liver donor, most likely caused by compression of the plexus between the 1st rib and clavicle, the result of rib retraction for surgical exposure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)233-235
Number of pages3
JournalLiver Transplantation
Volume11
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Hepatology
  • Transplantation

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