microlesion

microlesion

 [mi´kro-le″zhun]
a minute lesion.

microlesion

a minute lesion.
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But, according to the published study, some of this initial benefit could be attributable to the microlesion effect, "commonly observed in Parkinson's disease where the mere insertion of a DBS electrode can produce transient clinical benefits.
Motor symptoms may be alleviated immediately after surgery because of the microlesion and edema created by irritation of tissue produced by the mere passage of the electrode into the STN.
Hair follicles as well as sweat glands and microlesions in the stratum corneum were recommended as vertical paths for skin penetration.
The intense exercise produces an inflammatory reaction (acute phase reaction) with a change of acute phase proteins by both glycogen depletion, as e microlesions musculature, reported in sled dogs (WAKSHLAG et al.
The number of microelectrode recordings required during surgery for lead placement does not adversely affect VF [4], although this finding does not exclude the possibility of an effect due to the lesions caused by the macroelectrode, suggesting that other factors in addition to microlesions may be involved in VF impairment after surgery.
For this reason, the development of self-healing materials able to protect the structural materials by the advance of dangerous microlesions is very important.
Eccentric exercise-induced mechanical stress leads to overstretching of sarcomeres, triggering a series of events, such as microlesions in the connective tissue, misalignment of sarcomere bands and rupture of Z lines (18,24).
Elle peut provenir d'un effort, d'une torsion inhabituelle ou de l'accumulation de microlesions causees par des mouvements repetitifs.
4) But prolonged treatment with these drugs may cause excessive suppression of remodeling which determines reduction in the normal phenomenon of bone repair, which would favor the accumulation of microlesions in the skeleton & the consequent appearance of areas of osteonecrosis.
It imparts natural re mineralization of subsurface and dental enamel, removes plaque without being abrasive, whitens enamel without relying on chemical and abrasive artificial treatment, repairs and reverses dental microlesions and reduces dental hypersensitivity.
This is of special interest in atherosclerosis and CVD; repair processes after microlesions are promoted.