cryoanalgesia


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cryoanalgesia

 [kri″o-an″al-je´ze-ah]
the relief of pain by application of cold by cryoprobe to peripheral nerves.

cryoanalgesia

(krī″ō-an″ăl-jē′zhă, z(h)ē-ă) [ cryo- + analgesia]
The relief of pain by applying a cold object to a painful part of the body or by destroying painful nerves with very cold probes.
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(NASDAQ: ATRC) has launched the availability of its cryoICE cryo ablation probe (CRYO2) to provide cryoanalgesia for temporary pain management, the company said on Wednesday.
Cryoanalgesia is a method of temporarily relieving pain by cryo ablating the affected nerve, causing an interruption of pain impulses to the brain.
When applied appropriately, cryoanalgesia can relieve pain for several days and in some cases weeks.
The control of post-thoracotomy pain- A comparative evaluation of thoracic epidural fentanyl infusions and cryoanalgesia. Anaesthesia 1988; 43: 780-83.
Introduced idea of cryoanalgesia for denervation of articular branches.