Tumors of the brachial plexus.

Sunit Das*, Aruna Ganju, Robert L. Tiel, David G. Kline

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Abstract

Tumors of the brachial plexus are relatively rare and present a clinical challenge for the neurosurgeon. The management of these tumors therefore requires not only an understanding of the complex anatomy of the brachial plexus but also an appreciation of the appropriate surgical approach to the various tumors that may be encountered. Over a 30-year period (1969-1999), 226 patients with brachial plexus tumors were evaluated and surgically treated by the senior authors (R.L.T., D.G.K.). In the present paper they review the most common benign and malignant brachial plexus tumors and discuss management and surgical principles established through their experience at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalNeurosurgical Focus
Volume22
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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    Das, S., Ganju, A., Tiel, R. L., & Kline, D. G. (2007). Tumors of the brachial plexus. Neurosurgical Focus, 22(6).