neurography


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neu·rog·ra·phy

(nū-rog'ră-fē),
A method of depicting the state of a peripheral nerve, such as electrical recording or radiographic visualization by contrast media.
[neuro- + G. graphō, to write]

neurography

[noo͡rog′rəfē]
1 the study of the action potentials of the nerves.
2 a technique for visualization of peripheral nerve activity by graphic representation of data obtained by media contrast radiographics or by electric recording.

neurography

(noor-ŏg′rŭ-fē, nūr-) [″ + ″]
Radiological imaging of the brain, spinal cord, or peripheral nerves.
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Special imaging for nerves with magnetic resonance neurography can detect piriformis muscle syndrome--a condition in which the narrow piriformis muscle irritates or pinches the sciatic nerve.
Neurography of median nerves before and after surgery (a) Nov.
Unlike conventional MRI scans, magnetic resonance neurography can reliably image nerves.
To find out whether MR neurography could effectively identify the cause of sciatica, researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles evaluated patients whose symptoms had not improved after diagnosis or treatment for a herniated or damaged disc.
Such terms expand the lexicon we have already developed in the field, terms such as Freud's pathography, Luria's neurography, Kathryn Hunter's clinical biography, James Hillman's case fiction, and Oliver Sacks's clinical tales.
Filler and his colleagues at the University of Washington in Seattle first demonstrated the technique, called magnetic resonance neurography, 3 years ago (SN: 3/20/93, p.