Algorithm for treatment of children of first months of life with brachial plexus birth palsy

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Aim. We present the algorithm for treatment designed specially for medical doctors who are involved in treatment process of children with brachial plexus birth palsy during first few months of their life.

Materials and methods. We analyzed domestic and foreign literature which highlights the problem of brachial plexus birth palsy.

Results. Key-moments of diagnostic and treatment of these patients were discovered. Based-upon them algorithm was developed.

Conclusion. Integration of developed algorithm in clinical practice is essential for understanding the etiology, pathogenesis, natural history, differential diagnostic and prior treatment by medical doctors of different specialties to improve the quantity of medical service.

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Irina A Kriukova

North-Western State Medical University n. a. I.I. Mechnikov; Saint Petersburg State medical affiliation “Maternity hospital № 10”

Author for correspondence.
Email: i_krukova@mail.ru
MD, PhD, neurologist, sonologist, assistant of the chair of pediatric traumatology and orthopedics. North-Western State Medical University Russian Federation

Nikita O Khusainov

The Turner Scientific and Research Institute for Childrens Orthopedics

Email: i_krukova@mail.ru
MD, PhD student. The Turner Scientific and Research Institute for Children’s Orthopedics. Russian Federation

Alexei G Baindurashvili

North-Western State Medical University n. a. I.I. Mechnikov; The Turner Scientific and Research Institute for Childrens Orthopedics

Email: turner01@mail.ru
MD, PhD, professor, corresponding member of RAS, honored doctor of the Russian Federation, Director of The Turner Scientific and Research Institute for Children’s Orthopedics. Head of the chair of pediatric traumatology and orthopedics of North-Western State Medical University n. a. I.I. Mechnikov Russian Federation

Galina A Ikoeva

North-Western State Medical University n. a. I.I. Mechnikov; The Turner Scientific and Research Institute for Childrens Orthopedics

Email: ikoeva@inbox.ru
MD, PhD, assistant professor of the chair of pediatric neurology and neurosurgery. North-WesternStateMedicalUniversity n. a. I.I. Mechnikov. Chief of the department of motor rehabilitation. The Turner Scientific and Research Institute for Children’s Orthopedics Russian Federation

Yuriy E Garkavenko

North-Western State Medical University n. a. I.I. Mechnikov; The Turner Scientific and Research Institute for Childrens Orthopedics

Email: yurijgarkavenko@mail.ru
MD, PhD, professor of the chair of pediatric traumatology and orthopedics. North-Western State Medical University n. a. I.I.Mechnikov, leading research associate of the department of bone pathology of The Turner Scientific and Research Institute for Children’s Orthopedics Russian Federation

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