chemical denervation

chemical denervation

Therapeutics The use of any agent that blocks neural transmission in a relatively complete fashion for a prolonged period. See Botulinum toxin.
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BOSTON -- When it comes to chemical denervation, it is best to aim for modulation rather than paralysis, according to Anthony Rossi, MD.
1) When injected into the detrusor muscle, partial chemical denervation of the muscle occurs, manifesting as local muscle paralysis.
He termed the results of this chemical denervation of the sweat glands in the targeted areas "very promising.
Slight left-sided muscle atrophy began to manifest at 6 months, a finding that we attributed to chemical denervation of the muscle.
Botulinum toxin, which causes temporary chemical denervation of the cholinergic nerve fibers, has also been used successfully to manage sialoceles.

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