Experience transformative care with Brachial Plexus surgery at IBS Hospital. Our specialized procedures, guided by cutting-edge techniques and compassionate expertise, aim to restore function and enhance quality of life. Trust our dedicated team to navigate your journey to recovery with precision and personalized attention
What is Brachial Plexus Surgery ?
Brachial Plexus Surgery is a vital procedure for managing Brachial Plexus injuries, which impact the nerves transmitting signals to the upper limbs. Typically caused by high-impact trauma, such as road accidents or sports injuries, these injuries cause pain and hinder limb functionality.
What are the various types of Brachial Plexus Surgeries ?
There are six primary classifications for Brachial Plexus Surgeries: Brachial Plexus Nerve Repair: A complex surgery that reconnects torn nerves using microscopic imaging guidance and specialized equipment. Brachial Plexus Decompression and Neurolysis: This surgery alleviates pressure on compressed nerves caused by Brachial Plexus injuries. Nerve Grafting Surgery for Brachial Plexus Injury: This procedure replaces severely damaged nerves in the arm/hand with healthy nerves from another part of the patient’s body. Brachial Plexus Nerve Transfer Surgery: Nearby nerves are attached to the injured nerve to provide support and restore signal flow. Tendon Transfer Surgery for Brachial Plexus Injury: Paralyzed tendons are replaced with functioning grafts to restore function post-injury. Functional Muscle Transplant for Brachial Plexus Injury: Used when nerve repair and grafting are not options, this surgery restores movement and function from past Brachial Plexus injuries.
When is Brachial Plexus Surgery recommended ?
Brachial Plexus Surgery is recommended for patients with severe Brachial Plexus injuries, which include:
Severe tearing or stretching of nerves due to neck or shoulder trauma
Persistent and debilitating pain unresponsive to medication
Partial or complete loss of function
Neuromas resulting from nerve scarring
Nerve tumours involving the Brachial Plexus nerves
What are the key steps and procedures for Brachial Plexus Surgery at IBS Hospital ?
Before the Surgery:
Before the procedure, you’ll undergo specific tests to evaluate the extent of nerve damage.
Doctors will discuss available treatment options with you based on the test results.
A customized treatment plan will be created based on your preferences and needs.
On the Day of Surgery:
Upon arrival and check-in at the hospital, the surgical team and staff will introduce themselves.
A nurse will be assigned to accompany you to the operating theatre.
The surgery is typically performed under general anaesthesia, with neuromodulation techniques employed.
Your nerve function will be continuously monitored throughout the procedure.
Recuperation in the Hospital:
Immediately after surgery, you’ll be transported to the recovery room and closely observed until you regain consciousness.
Post-operative critical care and observation at the hospital are crucial for recovery.
Patients are generally discharged within one to two days.
You’ll receive guidance on physiotherapy and rehabilitative care to expedite recovery.
A discharge plan containing vital information about medication and rehabilitation will be provided.
Recuperation at Home:
Depending on the type of surgery, you might need to wear a splint for several weeks.
You’ll receive guidelines regarding medication, diet, and daily activity limits.
Scheduled follow-ups are necessary to assess your progress in recovery.
Maintain open communication with your doctor for a smooth and swift recovery.
Regular follow-ups are essential for your doctors to monitor your prognosis.
Our team of experts that make it possible
Meet the team of highly specialised and experienced neurosurgeons, neurologists, orthopedicians, and other experts in the field of neurology and spine care. Our team is dedicated to providing personalised and compassionate care to each patient, with the goal of helping them achieve the best possible outcomes.
IBS Hospital Empowers Your Treatment with Cutting-edge Technology
We continuously incorporate cutting-edge technologies from around the world into our offerings, such as a surgical system that allows for precise and confident complex procedures. We use magnetic stimulation to treat certain neurological conditions and create personalised brain maps for tailored treatment plans. Nerve monitoring during surgeries ensures the nervous system is not compromised, and a robotic exoskeleton aids in mobility issues. Our goal at IBS Hospital is to provide the best care possible, utilising the latest and most innovative technologies available.