nerve decompression


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nerve de·com·pres·sion

release of pressure on a nerve trunk by the surgical excision of constricting bands or widening of a bony canal.

nerve de·com·pres·sion

(nĕrv dē-kŏm-presh'ŭn)
Release of pressure on a nerve trunk by the surgical excision of constricting bands or widening of a bony canal.

nerve de·com·pres·sion

(nĕrv dē-kŏm-presh'ŭn)
Release of pressure on a nerve trunk by the surgical excision of constricting bands or widening of a bony canal.
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Powered instrumentation in orbital and optic nerve decompression. Otolaryngol Clin North Am 1997; 30: 467-78.
Most studies concerning facial nerve decompression surgery, however, focus on the surgical procedure and clinical efficacy, with no mention of prognostic factors.
Overall, there was a positive trend demonstrating, over the course of 2 years, greater proportions of nerves having improved sensation after receiving nerve decompression surgery (Table 2, Figure 1).
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All five have advanced spinal surgery technique experience, including spinal cord and nerve decompression, spinal fusion, microsurgery and minimally invasive surgery of the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine, as well as artificial disc replacement.
Total facial nerve decompression in recurrent facial paralysis and the Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome: a preliminary report.
Patients underwent the TONES procedure to repair cerebral spinal fluid leaks, optic nerve decompression, repair of cranial base fractures and removal of tumors.
Dellon's first series of patients treated with nerve decompression for foot neuropathy were published in 1992.
The operations include major and minor procedures of middle ear surgery, acoustic neuroma surgery, cranial nerve decompression surgery and reconstructive surgery for deafness.
-- The largest prospective study to date has confirmed the benefits of multiple nerve decompression in the lower extremity of patients with peripheral neuropathy.