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Vox populi A popular term, especially among those of lower socioeconomic strata for anxiety, as in she's got nerves. Cf Nerve.

Patient discussion about nerves

Q. why does ADHD make kind of an hype to children? is it a nerve defect?

A. it's a complex interaction among genetic and environmental factors causing a disorder in the central nervous system. a study showed a delay in development of certain brain structures n the frontal cortex and temporal lobe, which are believed to be responsible for the ability to control and focus thinking.

Q. What is ERD examination?My doctor want to find where is nerve is sprained. How this examonation will help? If the nerve is sprained by muscles or vertebrae what treat may be given by a doctor?

A. Sorry, but never heard of an examination called ERD, especially not for sprained muscle. Do you mean ERS?

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Q. Nerves of pregnant woman can cause damage to the fetus?

A. Well, if by nerves you mean nervousness or stress, it hasn't been proven that stress during pregnancy can cause damage to the fetus. However, stress can damage the woman's health by lowering the body immunity and making it harder for the body to fight inflammation, infections, etc.

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Similarities and dissimilarities of the blood supplies of the human sciatic, tibial, and common peroneal nerves.
Diameter of the tibial nerve at different sites in mm between the right and left tibial nerves (mean and standard deviation).
In this meta-analysis out of the 123 transfers, IC donor nerves were used in 26 cases.
Neurotization of brachial plexus avulsion with intercostal nerves (personal techniques).
Careful nerve evaluation is essential to detect recent nerve function impairment of the affected nerves during each episode of reaction.
The report provides a detailed understanding of the nerve repair market.
Total number of injuries to the respective nerves treated surgically in the Department of Orthopedics in the years 1997-2007.
In 2 cadavers, it is observed that the lateral cutaneous branch of 2nd and 3rd intercostal nerves (1st and 2nd intercostobrachial nerves) were seen originating as two branches (upper and lower) and piercing the second and third intercostal spaces anterior to midaxillary plane.
A second part will study the development of branched peripheral nerve allografts to help improve the aesthetic and functional outcomes of complex facial injuries.
Flexible Collagen Nerve Conduit is a resorbable, flexible type I collagen tubular matrix that provides both an encasement for peripheral nerve injuries as well as protection of the neural environment.
In a study of 292 recurrent laryngeal nerves exposed during thyroidectomy, Jiang et al20 found only 134 nerves in the tracheosophageal groove with 158 deviating from it; great variation was also observed in the relationship of the nerve with the inferior thyroid artery and its branches.
We harvested and dissected eight femoral nerves and all distal branches from each leg of four female formalin-fixed cadavers, ranging in age from 87 to 99 years (mean = 91).