reinnervation


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reinnervation

 [re″in-er-va´shun]
restoration of nerve function to a part from which it was lost; it may occur spontaneously or be achieved by nerve grafting.

re·in·ner·va·tion

(rē'inĕr-vā'shŭn),
Reestablishment of neural control of a formerly paralyzed muscle or of other effector organ by means of proximal to distal regrowth of nerve fibers, or by sprouting from nearby intact nerve fibers (collateral sprouting).

reinnervation

/re·in·ner·va·tion/ (-in-er-va´shun) restoration of nerve supply to a part from which it has been lost; it may occur spontaneously or by nerve grafting.

re·in·ner·va·tion

(rē-in'ĕr-vā'shŭn)
Restoration of nerve control of a paralyzed muscle or other effector organ by means of regrowth of nerve fibers, either spontaneously or after anastomosis.

reinnervation

restoration of nerve function to a paralysed muscle/group of muscles/limb, following regrowth/regeneration/reanastomosis of subserving nerve fibres

reinnervation

the operation of grafting a viable nerve to restore the nerve supply of an organ or paralyzed muscle.
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3) This method of facial reinnervation became widely popular and was used for many decades.
This configuration reflects chronic denervation and reinnervation.
The new study was conducted with two amputees who had undergone a surgery called targeted reinnervation, in which the remaining nerve ends from their severed arms were rerouted to areas above the amputation site.
He said, We've got this new arm which will work for you and in the future there's an operation called Target Nerve Reinnervation you will be able to receive - it won't be as good as a normal arm but it will be the next best thing,"
He said: 'We've got this new arm which will work for you and in the future there's an operation called Target Nerve Reinnervation you will be able to receive - it won't be as good as a normal arm, but it will be the next best thing.
The two participants in the experiment had gone through a surgical procedure called targeted reinnervation.
Following denervation, there is atrophy of the denervated fibre, however, nearby healthy nerve fibres in PFM can stimulate reinnervation.
In cooperation with research partners in the USA, Otto Bock utilized existing expertise of Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR) from Todd Kuiken, MD, PhD of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, teamed together with specialists from Vienna's General Hospital performing TMR on patients.
35) Targeted muscle reinnervation techniques, which specifically relocate nerves severed in an amputation to alternative muscles to improve control of a myoelectric prosthesis are now being implemented in individuals with upper limb loss.
In HT total denervation persists in the human heart following HT procedure with partial reinnervation possible in 1 to 2 years and complete reinnervation in 15 years (Bengal et al, 2001).
Differentiation and reinnervation of the olfactory bulb following section of the fila olfactoria in rat.