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Although, the chief indication for employing pedicled abdominal flap in upper limb reconstruction is lack of microsurgical expertise, these flaps have always an important place in centres with microsurgical expertise.
1] Several studies have shown that upper limb disability is a major concern on post-stroke patients, as it affects the activities of daily living.
Literature search: The following keywords were used to search the electronical database PubMed and Web of Science (WoS) (2005-2015): upper extremity, upper limb, upper extremity amputee, upper limb amputee, transhumeral and transradial.
Stress fractures in the upper limb are less common but have been previously described in association with upper limb dominated sports, such as swimming, tennis, and activities involving throwing.
Many people who had a stroke have difficulty in using their upper limbs, making it difficult to perform many daily living activities.
For upper limbs, the clear differences of the Biceps Brachii comparing flight and entry with the take-off phase presented large to very large magnitude of effect.
This expanded label of BOTOX now includes the addition of two thumb muscles: flexor pollicis longus, a muscle in the forearm that flexes the thumb; and adductor pollicis, a muscle in the hand that functions to adduct the thumb; increasing the maximum dose from 360 to 400 units for the treatment of upper limb spasticity.
Since traumatic injuries to the upper limb peripheral nerves lead to a significant disability of patients, the treatment has to follow the commonly accepted standards.
The distribution of nerves in the upper limb, with reference to variabilities and their clinical significance.
service-members from January 2001 through July 2011 reported that 14 percent of amputations involved the upper limb and that 10 percent of these involved more than one amputation [3].
Constraint-Induced Therapy (CI Therapy) is a treatment method that has shown promising results for people who have reduced upper limb function as a result of stroke (Wolf et al.