plexus


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plexus

any complex network of nerves, blood vessels, or lymphatic vessels

plexus

[′plek·səs]
(anatomy)
A network of interlacing nerves or anastomosing vessels.
(geology)
An area on a subglacial deposit that encloses a giant's kettle.

Plexus

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Plexus CEO Ben Van Bilderbeek said: "Little has changed in the wellhead & tree industry in almost 100 years.
He also said Plexus would benefit from being able to fulfil clients' desire for complete packages of surface production equipment, rather than just selling wellheads.
Clinical presentation of brachial plexus tumors is variable according to its location, extension, neural elements involved and pathology (7).
In a coeliac plexus block, the Radiologist injects long acting local anaesthetic or corticosteroids to temporarily neutralise the coeliac plexus.
Under the terms of the licence agreement, Plexus agreed to sell to Gusar up to three suitably configured POS-GRIP Wellhead Systems as the basis of its own rental wellhead inventory and to help facilitate Gusar's roll-out of rental POS-GRIP Wellhead Systems in the Russian and CIS markets.
After the performance of the interscalene block, the needle was withdrawn and redirected to the cervical plexus. The cervical plexus block was performed as a plane block in the prevertebral fascia posterior to the SCM muscle.
Cancer-related pain can be very difficult to manage, and, in certain cases, the pain can be intractable as seen in patients with tumor invasion of the brachial plexus. Effective brachial plexus blocks using a combination of local anesthetic and steroid for cancer pain have been described in the literature.
Second, the location of the infraclavicular brachial plexus block is important.
Several studies have demonstrated that ultrasound-guided axillary brachial plexus blocks allow significant reductions in the use of supplementary analgesics and provide better quality of blocks compared with the nerve stimulator-guided technique.11
Keywords: Brachial plexus injury, Nerve transfer, Nerve conduction studies.
The differential diagnosis included metastatic papillary neoplasm, papillary meningioma, atypical choroid plexus papilloma and papillary ependymoma.