nerve tract


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nerve tract

a bundle or group of nerve fibers in the brain or spinal cord.
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If nerve tracts become damaged during an operation, there is a risk that distant functional areas connected to the tumor-afflicted part of the brain could be affected and induce lasting sensory, motor, and cognitive impairment.
Nerve tracts connecting the spinal cord and thalamus are established by that time (Adama van Scheltema, et al, Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review, 2008)
Nerve tracts Anatomic Incorrectly accuracy displayed fibers BE SV BE SV Arcuate fasciculus 3.5 1.0 3.5 3.0 Corpus callosum 2.0 1.0 2.0 1.5 Left motor and 2.0 1.5 2.0 1.5 sensory tracts Right motor and 2.0 1.5 2.0 1.5 sensory tracts Optic tracts 4.0 3.0 4.0 4.0 Total 13.5 8 13.5 12.5 FIGURE 1: Clinical areas associated with the 200 surgeries assisted with 3D-printed models (a).
DTI scans suggest that hypertension may cause damage to nerve tracts connecting parts of the brain involved with certain cognitive skills, decision-making and emotion regulation.
One clue may be the small amounts of nerve tracts spared in the animals' spinal cords.
Diffuse ganglioneuromatosis refers to masslike intramural or transmural expansions of the myenteric plexus and nerve tracts by neural, glial, and stromal elements and are associated with neurofibromatosis 1 and multiple endocrine neoplasia type IIb.
The localizer protocol (3D SPGR, low resolution with large coverage) was critical to select straight nerve tracts. The tibial nerve was easier to study since its diameter is approximately twice of the CPN, and it exhibited usually a straight course above the tibial malleolus.
Much of this response is mediated at the level of the spinal cord but some impulses do make their way to various areas of the brain like the cerebellum, the basal ganglia, the reticular formation and the brain stem, before being co-ordinated in the thalamus and sent back down the various motor nerve tracts to the muscles or organs.