Reviewer: Mark Gonzalez, MD, PhD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description: This short, multiauthored text on the brachial plexus provides a wealth of information on current developments in this field.
Purpose: The book is to guide a surgeon working on the brachial plexus by describing a detailed practical approach to management. The book is current and useful to the brachial plexus surgeon. The book meets the author's objectives.
Audience: The audience is primarily hand fellows and surgeons who operate on the brachial plexus. The authorship is international and is superior.
Features: The illustrations are excellent. The references are up-to-date and pertinent. This excellent book is very current.
Assessment: This is a short (181 pages) but excellent treatise on the treatment of brachial plexus disorders. The information is current and the authorship is international and superior. The book provides up-to-date information on all aspects of brachial plexus problems, including obstetrical palsy, chronic pain, and thoracic outlet. The book is a welcome and outstanding contribution to the literature.