neurectomy


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neurectomy

[nü′rek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a portion of a nerve.
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Our study group was made up of five patients--three women and two men, aged 39 to 76 years, all white--who underwent retrosigmoid vestibular neurectomy for the treatment of intractable Meniere's disease at the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Carson added: "I know horses that have had a neurectomy are banned from competing under BHA and International Equestrian Federation rules, and it is not a procedure that is widely recommended except, as I say, as a salvage procedure in horses that can't be treated in another way as an alternative to having to put them to sleep or being in pain.
Even though vestibular neurectomy is considered a "conservative" procedure with regard to auditory function, we never can be sure how the endolymphatic hydrops underlying Meniere's disease will affect the remaining auditory function in the postoperative period.
Effect of illioinguinal Neurectomy on Chronic Pain following Herniorrhaphy.
Palmar digital neurectomy in 24 horses using the guillotine technique.
He found that at 6 months postoperatively, pain was present in 5% patients on the nerve preserved side versus 0% on the nerve division side (9) In another randomized controlled trial, there was a lower incidence of chronic pain in the neurectomy group compared to the non-neurectomy group at 6 months (12) Malekpour et al found that post-operational pain was less in nerve-excised group in the first month after surgery.
2%) cases, post neurectomy were 2 patients and one case of multiple sclerosis had TGN.
Finally, surgical options such as neurectomy, salivary gland excision, salivary duct ligation or relocation, and DBS have also been explored to ameliorate drooling/dysphagia [50, 118, 184-187].
Because overlooking MTP joint instability can lead to residual pain after neurectomy for interdigital neuroma [4], it is important to understand the relationship between these two pathologies.
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.