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injury

Law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law

injury

[′in·jə·rē]
(medicine)
A structural or functional stress or trauma that induces a pathologic process.
Damage resulting from the stress.
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All patients in the database with a diagnosis of sjambok injury or crush injury were included in the analysis.
Normal group (n = 8): the rats did not undergo sciatic nerve crush injury and served as control for the histological study.
It was found that zein-based polymeric nanofiber treatment significantly improved SFI at 9, 12, and 21 days of treatment (p value < 0.001, 0.05, and 0.001, resp., compared with diabetic rats with nerve crush injury without treatment).
In the present study, we investigated the effects of safranal on nerve function and histological changes following sciatic nerve crush injury. In addition, to identify the mechanism that possibly mediates the effect of safranal on peripheral nerve function after sciatic nerve crush injury, the effect of safranal on plasma level of MDA was also investigated.
Our previous studies demonstrating the effectiveness of ES in enhancing recovery from facial nerve crush injury have used daily stimulation beginning the day after injury [5-6].
A team reports in the March 14 Neuron that mice made to lack fibrin, by genetic engineering or the administration of drugs, recover much more quickly from a crush injury to a leg nerve than mice with a normal supply of the protein do.
We took him to our vet, who X-rayed his front paw and found that he had a couple of broken toes, which in his opinion was a crush injury."
A post mortem showed that he died from a crush injury.
He was treated for a crush injury to his back and a leg at Arrowe Park Hospital before being discharged.
An ambulance service spokeswoman said: "On arrival crews found a man who had suffered a severe crush injury to his hand.