neurolysis


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to neurolysis: neurotization

neurolysis

 [noo͡-rol´……ĭ-sis]
1. release of a nerve sheath by cutting it longitudinally.
2. operative breaking up of perineural adhesions.
3. relief of tension upon a nerve obtained by stretching.
4. exhaustion of nervous energy.
5. destruction or dissolution of nerve tissue. adj., adj neurolyt´ic.

neu·rol·y·sis

(nū-rol'i-sis),
1. Destruction of nerve tissue.
2. Freeing of a nerve from inflammatory adhesions or incising its epineurium for decompression.
3. Incising the epineurium of the facial nerve as a part of facial nerve decompression.
[neuro- + G. lysis, dissolution]

neurolysis

/neu·rol·y·sis/ (ndbobr-rol´ĭ-sis)
1. release of a nerve sheath by cutting it longitudinally.
2. operative breaking up of perineural adhesions.
3. relief of tension upon a nerve obtained by stretching.
4. destruction or dissolution of nerve tissue.neurolyt´ic

neu·rol·y·sis

(nūr-ol'i-sis)
1. Destruction of nerve tissue.
2. Freeing of a nerve from inflammatory adhesions.
[neuro- + G. lysis, dissolution]

neu·rol·y·sis

(nūr-ol'i-sis)
1. Destruction of nerve tissue.
2. Procedure to free a nerve from inflammatory adhesions or incising its epineurium for decompression.
[neuro- + G. lysis, dissolution]

neurolysis

1. release of a nerve sheath by cutting it longitudinally.
2. operative breaking up of perineural adhesions.
3. relief of tension upon a nerve obtained by stretching.
4. exhaustion of nervous energy.
5. destruction or dissolution of nerve tissue.
References in periodicals archive ?
The deficit was resolved 12 months after the exploratory procedure on the nerve and after performing neurolysis.
The indications for celiac neurolysis are varied: from severe cancer pain, unremitting abdominal pain, neurospasms, peptic ulcer, and pancreatitis.
It is a relatively straightforward outpatient procedure, taking only minutes on the operating table, and is essentially a neurolysis of the median nerve.
3) Powis and Chang (18) assert that EUS-FNA represents a cost-effective tool in the management of all patients with pancreatic tumors through its ability to image and sample small pancreatic lesions (<20 mm), to accurately and preoperatively stage pancreatic cancers (by imaging the neurovascular axis and by imaging and sampling peripancreatic lymph nodes), and to potentially deliver palliative celiac neurolysis.
The anterior ultrasound-guided superior hypogastric plexus neurolysis technique is simple to perform.
In the late 1950s and early 1960s, the surgical procedure of choice in our practice was the supraclavicular scalenectomy: partial scalenectomy with neurolysis of the brachial plexus when indicated combined with resection of a cervical rib if present.
Surgical decompression in the legs includes a tarsal tunnel release and neurolysis of the peroneal and tibial nerves.
It wound up being a simpler neurolysis procedure on Gagne's right elbow that will sideline him only for the rest of this season.
In this article, we make only brief mention of the effectiveness of decompression, neurolysis, and grafting for traumatized facial nerves.
We hope that Chemical Neurolysis will provide a minimally invasive approach that builds upon some of the early successes of renal denervation, while avoiding many of pitfalls encountered by energy-based systems.
One patient did suffer a postoperative median nerve palsy, which was thought to be due to fluid extravasation and scarring, which did not completely recover, even after exploration and neurolysis.