peripheral lesion


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peripheral lesion

Etymology: Gk, perphereia + L, laesio, hurting
an injury to any tissues distal to the main organ systems. A peripheral nerve lesion is usually traumatic and interrupts the flow of impulses between the site of the lesion and the nerve root or plexus.

peripheral lesion

A lesion of the nerve endings.
See also: lesion
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Following these findings, an integrated system involving modified EMN, EBUS and MIRA is being evaluated for brachytherapy for the peripheral lesions.
Endobronchial ultrasound guided transbronchial lung biopsy in solitary pulmonary nodules and peripheral lesions.
Traditional bronchoscopy does not readily lead to a diagnosis for small peripheral lesions.
James Joye at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, California, complex peripheral lesions were crossed, allowing for further intervention.
HD*PET eliminates this effect thus providing increased diagnostic confidence to more accurately resolve peripheral lesions.
The guidelines state that VALCYTE is the preferred treatment for patients with peripheral lesions that are not immediately sight-threatening.

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