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Study 134 Terms Medical Terminology Unit 8 Flashcards

Terms in this set (134) nervous. pertaining to the nerves. neuroblast. embryonic nerve cell. surgical crushing of a nerve. trips. word root for crushing. lithotripsy. surgical crushing of stones, perhaps during lithiasis. ultrasonic lithotripsy. therapeutic ultrasound used to fragment stones in the kidney.

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Nerve injury Wikipedia

Nerve injury is injury to nervous tissue.There is no single classification system that can describe all the many variations of nerve injury. In 1941, Seddon introduced a classification of nerve injuries based on three main types of nerve fiber injury and whether there is continuity of the nerve. Usually, however, (peripheral) nerve injury is classified in five stages, based on the extent of

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What is the medical term meaning Crushing a nerve? Answers

Neurotripsy is surgical crushing of a nerve. Cholelithotripsy is the medical term meaning crushing of a gallstone. This crushing may be done mechanically or using light beams.

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Phrenic crush Oxford Reference

1. damage to the phrenic nerve as a result of trauma. 2. formerly, surgical crushing of a portion of the phrenic nerve. This paralyses the diaphragm on the side operated upon, which is then pushed upwards by the abdominal contents, thus pressing on the lung and partially collapsing it. This operation was formerly often combined with pneumoperitoneum in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis

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Double Crush Syndrome

Double crush syndrome is a distinct compression at two or more locations along the course of a peripheral nerve that can coexist and synergistically increase symptom intensity. In addition, dissatisfaction after treatment at one site may be the result of persistent pathology at another site along a peripheral nerve.

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Nerve Injuries of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow Michigan

Treatment for Nerve Injuries of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow. We offer the latest treatment options available for patients with nerve injuries. Surgical treatment is decided on a case-by-case basis, and depends on the location, duration, and type of nerve injury. Surgery.

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Nerve block: How it works, types, and risks

Nerve blocks are an effective way to prevent, reduce, or manage pain. They disrupt pain signaling around the body. This can produce either short- or long-term pain relief.

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Double Crush Syndrome

Double crush syndrome is a distinct compression at two or more locations along the course of a peripheral nerve that can coexist and synergistically increase symptom intensity. In addition, dissatisfaction after treatment at one site may be the result of persistent pathology at another site along a

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Nerve Injuries of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow Michigan

Treatment for Nerve Injuries of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow. We offer the latest treatment options available for patients with nerve injuries. Surgical treatment is decided on a case-by-case basis, and depends on the location, duration, and type of nerve injury. Surgery.

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Double crush syndrome definition of double crush

double crush syndrome Orthopedics A type of peripheral nerve compression syndrome in which there is a 'central' compression that impacts on a nerve bundle–eg, at the thoracic or pelvic outlet, and a 2 nd more peripheral compression–eg, at the carpal or tarsal tunnel; optimal therapy requires surgical release of both. See Carpal tunnel, Thoracic outlet syndrome.

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Medical Terminology Systems CH 15 Nervous System

Terms in this set (84) cerebr/o. cerebrum (CF) cerebrotomy. incision of the cerebrum. crani/o. cranium (skull) crushing a nerve-tripsy. crushing (Suffix) myelocele. herniation of the spinal cord. myeloplegia. surgical repair of the skull. neurorrhaphy. suture of a nerve

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Double Crush Syndrome : JAAOS Journal of the American

a peripheral nerve. Double crush syndrome is a controversial diagnosis; some scientists and surgeons believe it is an illness construction that may do more harm than good because it emphasizes an objective pathophysiologic explanation for unexplained symptoms, disability, and dissatisfaction that may be more psychosocially mediated. However, peripheral neuropathy may coexist with compressive

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Nerve Compression Syndrome: Causes, Treatment, and More

Sep 29, 2018· The surgical procedure required depends on the type of nerve compression syndrome, the degree of compression, and the nerves and structures affected. Each procedure has

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Peripheral nerve injuries Symptoms and causes Mayo Clinic

Apr 17, 2020· A nerve injury can affect your brain's ability to communicate with your muscles and organs. Damage to the peripheral nerves is called peripheral neuropathy. It's important to get medical care for a peripheral nerve injury as soon as possible.

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Permanent or Temporary Nerve Blocks for Chronic Pain

A surgical nerve block is performed by a neurosurgeon and involves surgically removing or selectively damaging certain areas of the nerve.   Like a neurolytic block, a surgical nerve block is usually reserved for severe pain cases, such as cancer pain or trigeminal neuralgia. Most surgical nerve

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Evaluation And Management Of Crush Injuries Of The Foot

In a crush type injury, soft tissue and skin necrosis may extend well beyond the area of impact. 1 This becomes important in surgical planning as it is easy to underestimate the extent of the damage. Surgical debridement is often unavoidable in crush type injuries but one must employ meticulous soft tissue handling. 3 Perform debridement and

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List of surgical procedures Wikipedia

Many surgical procedure names can be broken into parts to indicate the meaning. For example, in gastrectomy, "ectomy" is a suffix meaning the removal of a part of the body. "Gastro-" means stomach.Thus, gastrectomy refers to the surgical removal of the stomach (or sections thereof). "Otomy" means cutting into a part of the body; a gastrotomy would be cutting into, but not necessarily removing

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Peripheral Nerve Injury in the Upper Orthopaedic Surgery

Occasionally, the nerve is contused, and may heal on its own in time. However, if a nerve is cut or crushed, it may need surgical treatment in order to help restore function to the hand or arm. Sometimes, certain illnesses can affect nerves and cause similar symptoms in the upper extremity.

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Compartment syndrome: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Dec 03, 2020· If the diagnosis is delayed, permanent nerve injury and loss of muscle function can result. This is more common when the injured person is unconscious or heavily sedated and cannot complain of pain. Permanent nerve injury can occur after 12 to 24 hours of compression.

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VA Disability Claims Involving a Nerve Condition (Pt 1

Oct 24, 2016· Neuritis of the nerve The nerve can still function, but it is swollen, irritated, and very painful. Neuritis of the nerve involves at least one of the following; 1) a decreased ability to sense, 2) muscle atrophy, and/or 3) loss of reflexes. Neuralgia of the nerve The nerve causes occasional or constant pain. Additional symptoms may

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Causalgia (CRPS Type II): Definition, Symptoms, Treatment

May 11, 2018· At the root of CRPS II is peripheral nerve injury. That injury can result from a fracture, sprain, or surgery. In fact, according to one investigation, 1.8 percent of nearly 400 elective foot and

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