neurapraxia

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neurapraxia

[¦nu̇r·ə′prak·sē·ə]
(medicine)
Injury to a nerve in which there is localized degeneration of the myelin sheath with transient nerve block.
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The clinical administration of peripheral nerve injury is still the classic epineurium or perineurium neurorrhaphy that dates back to more than 100 years ago.
It can cause wide distortion of the underlying BP anatomy, and central venous cannulation (CVC) can be challenging because of the risk involved in causing permanent nerve injury.
Initially we thought I'd be back a lot sooner and with the uncertainty around the nerve injury, I was pretty worried," Murray said.
It was reported that IFN-[gamm] levels are increased in the spinal cord after nerve injury.
Recurrent laryngeal nerve injury and preservation in thyroidectomy.
For early presentations, pre-operative clinical evaluations and nerve conduction studies (NCS) at 3 weeks and then again at 3 months after injury were done to differentiate conduction blocks and partial nerve injury showing signs of recovery from those of complete injury.
Results: Six months after the operation, nerve injury symptoms were identified in 26%, 4%, 6% of patients in groups A, B, and C respectively.
The presence of a nonrecurrent inferior laryngeal nerve (NRILN) is a significant risk factor for nerve injury during thyroid, parathyroid, and vascular surgeries involving the paratracheal area of the head and neck.
Objective: To describe the etiologies and frequency of traumatic peripheral nerve injury (TPNI) seen in the electrodiagnostic laboratory of a tertiary care hospital in Puerto Rico.
1,2) Over half of those patients with HAGL lesions have other associated injuries, (3) which may include labral pathology, rotator cuff tears, or nerve injury.
Iatrogenic peripheral nerve injury is one of the perioperative complications and is caused by overstretching, prolonged compression, or direct trauma.