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denervate

[dē′nər‚vāt]
(medicine)
To interfere with or cut off the nerve supply to a part of the body, or to remove a nerve; may occur by excision, drugs, or a disease process.
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Treatment of complicated major trauma of elbow and forearm by musculo-cutaneous latismus dorsi flap with askeletonised and denervated pedicle.
Reparative myogenesis in long-term denervated skeletal muscles of adult rats results in a reduction of the satellite cell population.
The expression of the myogenic regulatory factors in denervated and normal muscles of different phenotypes.
Furthermore, increasing the distribution of DA neurons throughout the striatum using multiple injection sites might optimize the coverage of the denervated striatum by DA transplanted cells and prevent "hot-spots" of DA release [5, 27].
Four months later, he developed painful swelling of the right hand and loss of range in the denervated right shoulder, with loss of use of the right hand.
Following a classic midline parapatellar incision, the patellar osteophytes were denervated and resected.
The shortcomings in wound healing were tentatively related to the denervated state of the injured skin in addition to the inauspicious conditions, that is, exposure to wear and body excretions.
3) The longer a muscle is denervated, the more the probability of reinnervation decreases, indicating the need for early evaluation, including exploration of the temporal nerve, to expedite the treatment plan and potentially improve outcomes.
If this is the case, in the Department of Orthopedics, the stumps divided into proximal nerve bundles are implanted in the denervated muscle bellies.
Seven of 11 patients with available data had wounds that appeared infected, and two of seven patients with available data had wounds with devitalized, ischemic, or denervated tissue.