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stellate ganglion

[′ste‚lāt ′gaŋ·glē·ən]
(neuroscience)
The ganglion formed by the fusion of the inferior cervical and the first thoracic sympathetic ganglions.
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(3.) Janik JE, Hoeft MA, Ajar AH, Alsofrom GF, Borrello MT, Rathmell JR Variable osteology of the sixth cervical vertebra in relation to stellate ganglion block.
By numbing the stellate ganglion, a collection of nerves found at the level of the sixth and seventh cervical vertebrae, Lipov says he can directly target the nerves that regulate the body's "fight-or-flight" response to perceived threats, limiting the feelings of panic and anxiety.
We had planned to repeat a stellate ganglion block to confirm efficacy, assess patient tolerance of side effects on an outpatient basis in the pain clinic, and perform stellate ganglion radiofrequency ablation for longer duration of relief.
The posterior cord was seen extending posterior to the subclavian artery, as the continuation of the cervical sympathetic chain from the lower pole of ganglion above the upper pole of ganglion below (ICG or stellate ganglion).
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Grossman, "Sufentanil stellate ganglion injection in the treatment of refractory reflex sympathetic dystrophy," Regional Anesthesia, vol.
He et al., "Prolyl oligopeptidase attenuates hepatic stellate cell activation through induction of Smad7 and PPAR-[gamma]," Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine, vol.
Histopathologic identification of stellate cells with eosinophilic cytoplasm and indistinct borders is diagnostic.
Friedman, "Hepatic stellate cells: protean, multifunctional, and enigmatic cells of the liver," Physiological Reviews, vol.
In a recent study, we identified a population of stellate cells growing outward of isolated islets which are similar, but not identical to classical PSCs, during the culture of islets from Wistar and Goto-Kakizaki (GK) rats.