epineurium

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epineurium

[‚ep·ə′nu̇r·ē·əm]
(anatomy)
The connective-tissue sheath of a nerve trunk.
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Such subperineurial accumulation of oedema could also increase the fluid pressure in the subperineurial, which may help in the absorption of the endoneurial oedema through the perineurium into the epineurial blood vessels.
Videomicroscopy was used to investigate in vitro vasodilatory responsiveness of epineurial arterioles, blood vessels that provide circulation to the region of the sciatic nerve [20].
Use of the turnover epineurial sheath tube for repair of peripheral nerve gaps.
We have examined the nerve volume (NV), fascicle volume (FV), epineurial volume (EV), fascicles to nerve volume ratio (FNR), and nerve cross-sectional areas (CSA), comparing a population of subjects affected by DPN with a group of sex/age matched healthy volunteers.
In the CNTF group, the facial nerve was transected and then repaired by simple epineurial suturing and CNTF was injected daily for 28 days over the left depressor labii maxillaris.
Ibrahim et al., "Increased sural nerve epineurial blood flow in human subjects with painful diabetic neuropathy," Diabetologia, vol.
The third section on surgical techniques comprises five chapters on nerve tumors; external and internal neurolysis; epineurial suture, split, and graft repair; nerve action potential recording; and nerve transfers.
Digital nerve repair is performed after trimming back to healthy fascicles using an epineurial, tension-free repair.
(8) Possible vascular causes include nerve hypoxia, epineurial vessel atherosclerosis, and increased oxygen free radical activities.