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neuromuscular

 [noor″o-mus´ku-ler]
pertaining to the nerves and muscles.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

neu·ro·mus·cu·lar

(nū'rō-mŭs'kyū-lăr),
Referring to the relationship between nerve and muscle, in particular to the motor innervation of skeletal muscles and its pathology (for example, neuromuscular disorders).
See also: myoneural.
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neuromuscular

(no͝or′ō-mŭs′kyə-lər, nyo͝or′-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or affecting both nerves and muscles.
2. Having the characteristics of both nervous and muscular tissue.
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paraneoplastic syndrome

Oncology A co-morbid condition due to the indirect–remote or 'biologic' effects of malignancy, which may be the first sign of a neoplasm or its recurrence; PSs occur in > 15% of CAs, are caused by hormones, growth factors, biological response modifiers, and other as-yet unidentified factors, and may regress with treatment of the primary tumor. See Ectopic hormone.
Paraneoplastic syndromes
GI tract, eg anorexia, vomiting, protein-losing enteropathy, liver disease
Hematologic, eg leukemoid reaction, reactive eosinophilia, peripheral 'cytoses or 'cytopenias, hemolysis, DIC, thromboembolism, thrombophlebitis migrans
Hormonal effects
Metabolic disease, eg lactic acidosis, hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy, hyperamylasemia, hyperlipidemia
Neuromuscular, eg peripheral neuropathy, myopathy, CNS, spinal cord degeneration, inflammation
Renal, eg nephrotic syndrome, uric acid nephropathy
Skin, eg bullous mucocutaneous lesions, acquired ichthyosis, acanthosis nigricans, dermatomyositis
Others, eg callus formation, hypertension, and amyloidosis
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

neu·ro·mus·cu·lar

(nūr'ō-mŭs'kyū-lăr)
Referring to the relationship between nerves and muscles, in particular to the motor innervation of skeletal muscles and its pathology (e.g., neuromuscular disorders).
See also: myoneural
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Neuromuscular

Relating to nerve and muscle or their interaction.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

neu·ro·mus·cu·lar

(nūr'ō-mŭs'kyū-lăr)
Referring to relationship between nerve and muscle.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Insights from a survey of 90 health care professionals focused on treating neuromuscular disease--The Neuromuscular Disease Healthcare Provider Survey--shed light on current care challenges.
Based on our results, we believe that patients undergoing minor surgical procedures that do not necessarily require neuromuscular blocking drugs might benefit from avoiding them.
Is deep neuromuscular block helpful in laparoscopic surgery?
Many antiepileptics such as phenytoin have well-known adverse effects on neuromuscular junction (NMJ) functions and are thus avoided in patients with myasthenia gravis (1).
Keywords: Atracurium, General anesthesia, Ideal body weight, Neuromuscular blockade.
Ninety-three patients with mild to moderate medial knee osteoarthritis--"a group we commonly see in primary care," he noted--were randomized to the structured 8-week neuromuscular exercise therapy program or to 8 weeks of instruction in the appropriate use of NSAIDs and acetaminophen.
Desde el lanzamiento de los relajantes musculares y su uso en anestesiologia, se ha utilizado la neostigmina para reversion del bloqueo neuromuscular inducido por relajantes.
Patients with JS are sensitive to the respiratory depressant effects of anesthetic agents, including nitrous oxide ([N.sub.2]O), neuromuscular blockers, and opioids (4, 5).
Elevation of cardiactroponin T, but not cardiac troponin I, in patients with neuromuscular diseases: implications for the diagnosis of myocardial infarction.
Neostigmine has been traditionally used as the agent of choice to reverse Neuromuscular Blockade (NMB) after muscle paralysis during general anesthesia.
The BATTELLE NeuroLife high resolution, non-invasive neuromuscular electrical stimulation system provides electrical stimulation to the muscles in exactly the right patterns to move the limb.