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 drug reduced the pain hypersensitivity induced by the nerve injury (or accompanying inflammation) but did not affect nociceptive pain-the protective pain sensation that helps us avoid injury.
Iatrogenic nerve injury is of particular interest to the orthopaedic surgeon.
Patients with peripheral nerve injury, in addition to having paralysis of the affected limb, frequently present with neuropathic pain, which is a cause of great suffering, generally leading the clinicians to employ one or more classes of analgesics for their treatment (8, 9).
The main cause of cavernous nerve injury is prostatectomy, and 20 to 70% patients who undergo prostatectomy experience ED, despite recent development of robotic and laparoscopic operation.
4) Because other phlebotomy procedures have remained basically unchanged, the introduction of this policy provided us an opportunity to have insight into the effect of using butterfly needles on the incidence of nerve injury in phlebotomy.
Nerve injury associated with anesthesia: a close claims analysis.
Therefore, ES has been explored as a therapeutic strategy for improving the outcome of peripheral nerve injury.
I am hoping that my research will lead to more effective therapies for people like Rick Hansen, who suffer from spinal cord injury, as well as those with brain injury and optic nerve injury.
A sampling of topics: optic nerve injury and regeneration, linezolid- induced optic neuropathy, primary congenital glaucoma, pupil measurements in the assessment of optic nerve function, and effects of optic nerve section in the retina.
Oaklander, a neurologist at Harvard Medical School and director of the nerve injury unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.
A medical review panel was convened to consider the patient's claims that the nerve injury to her face was caused by the negligence of Drs.