neurorrhaphy

neurorrhaphy

 [noo͡-ror´ah-fe]
suture of a divided nerve.

neu·ror·rha·phy

(nū-rōr'ă-fē),
Joining together, usually by suture, of the two parts of a divided nerve.
[neuro- + G. rhaphē, suture]

neurorrhaphy

/neu·ror·rha·phy/ (ndbobr-ror´ah-fe) suture of a divided nerve.

neurorrhaphy

(no͝o-rôr′ə-fē)
n.
The surgical suturing of a divided nerve.

neurorrhaphy

[noo͡rôr′əfē]
Etymology: Gk, neuron, nerve, rhaphe, suture
a surgical procedure to suture a severed nerve.

neu·ror·rha·phy

(nūr-ōr'ă-fē)
Joining together, usually by suture, of the two parts of a divided nerve.
Synonym(s): neurosuture.
[neuro- + G. rhaphē, suture]

neurorrhaphy

Joining a cut nerve by stitching the ends together.

neurorrhaphy

suture of a divided nerve.
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The clinical administration of peripheral nerve injury is still the classic epineurium or perineurium neurorrhaphy that dates back to more than 100 years ago.
Specificity of motor axon regeneration: A comparison of recovery following biodegradable conduit small gap tubulization and epineurial neurorrhaphy.
The lateral femoral cutaneous nerves were harvested with the flaps, and neurorrhaphy to the genital branch of the genitofemoral nerve was performed bilaterally.
Nerve repair may be carried out with an epineural or perineural technique; a minimal number of monofilament sutures under the operating microscope remains the current standard for either technique of neurorrhaphy.
The application of end-to-side neurorrhaphy in the clinical setting is currently a field in growth and has been used in braquial plexus repair, facial reanimation techniques and other peripheral nerve repair (1,3,4,5).
Neurolysis was performed in 160 cases, epineural neurorrhaphy in 12 cases, nerve grafting in 2 cases, and nerve exploration but no repair in I case.
Nerves were then transferred to the vertebral canal through a submuscle tunnel and sutured with the selected fascicula of lumbar nerve roots (L1-2 or L3-4) by epiperneurial neurorrhaphy in the subdura or extradura.
Bolesta MJ, Garrett WE Jr, et al: Immediate and delayed neurorrhaphy in a rabbit model: A function of histologic, and biochemical comparison.
Neurorrhaphy between the lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve and the lingual stump was completed under a microscope using 10-0 nylon sutures.
The thoracodorsal artery and vein are preserved in the vascular pedicle, and the long thoracic nerve is protected for the facial neurorrhaphy.
The patient was offered a laryngeal suspension, cricopharyngeal myotomy, and neurorrhaphy of the great auricular and superior laryngeal nerves, but she declined for personal reasons.
Using an operating microscope, we dissected the fascicles and performed neurorrhaphy to the size-matched branches.