epineural


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epineural

[‚ep·ə′nu̇r·əl]
(anatomy)
Arising from or on the outside of a nerve trunk.
(invertebrate zoology)
The nervous tissue dorsal to the ventral nerve cord in arthropods.
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Epineural neurorrhaphy should be performed in cases of nerve rupture.
Proximal repairs can be completed with epineural sutures.
Neurotmesis is the interruption of the fibers' envelopes, even with immediate termino-terminal anastomosis and even if just the endoneurium and perineurium are interrupted without epineural effraction.
The extrinsic vascular system is composed of epineural segmentally arranged vessels that originate at various points from the superior ulnar collateral, inferior ulnar collateral, and posterior ulnar recurrent arteries.
Direct Neurorraphy -- Perineural repair -- Epineural repair -- Group Fascicular Repair - Nerve Grafting -- Autografts -- Allografts -- Xenografts - Stem cell therapy - Neurostimulation/Neuromodulation surgery
Epineural repair has been shown to have similar functional results to group fascicular repair (27) with less scarring in smaller, more distal nerves.
The direct nerve repair/neurorrhaphy segment is further categorized into epineural repair, perineural repair, and group fascicular repair.
Direct nerve repair/neurorrhaphy is further categorized into epineural repair, perineural repair, and group fascicular repair.