neurectomy


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neurectomy

[nü′rek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a portion of a nerve.
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Although one might expect similar beneficial effects after surgical labyrinthectomy or vestibular neurectomy, there were too few patients reporting these treatments in the present study to allow a separate analysis.
5, Yang, "Laparoscopic triple neurectomy for intractable groin pain: Technical report of 3 cases," Neurosurgery, vol.
The pathophysiology of pain transmission and perception, and the underlying mechanism of the effectiveness of neurectomy need to be further elucidated.
Among the available surgical techniques, posterior nasal neurectomy is widely performed in Japan because of its clinical effectiveness for unregulated nasal hypersensitivity and because it is a minimally invasive endoscopic procedure.
Rats were separated into four groups of 12: sham-operated, bilateral cavernous neurectomy (BCN), BCN plus 6mg/kg salidroside, and BCN plus 2 mg/kg tadalafil.
Gavilan, "Middle fossa vestibular neurectomy: long-term results," Archives of Otolaryngology, vol.
The idiopathic TGN was present in 77 (96.2%) cases, post neurectomy were 2 patients and one case of multiple sclerosis had TGN.
Moore, "Long-term follow-up of tympanic neurectomy for sialorrhea," Laryngoscope, vol.
The symptoms were completely resolved after neurectomy and plantar plate reconstruction of the second and third MTP joints.
Jooma stated includes intrathecal baclofen pump, Selective neurectomy, selective dorsal rhizotomy, orthopedic procedures.
At his inquiry, Johnson, whose big-race triumphs for Wylie included the Arkle with Tidal Bay, further Cheltenham Festival successes with Arcalis and No Refuge, and two Royal Ascot victories, admitted running Striking Article eight times after the gelding had undergone a palmar neurectomy - the removal of part of the palmar digital nerves - which causes horses to lose feeling in the back of the foot.