• Scientists also believe stimulating the nerve with small electrical impulses can have far reaching potential to treat medical conditions including migraines, rheumatoid arthritis and strokes. (wsj.com)
  • They can take some time to resolve depending on the degree of swelling and inflammation around the nerve that prevents the normal transmission of impulses to the muscles to make them contract and move the fingers. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • When this occurs, the nerve is unable to conduct sensory impulses to the brain appropriately, leading to a sense of numbness. (medicinenet.com)
  • A nerve conduction velocity test measures the speed of electrical impulses passing through the nerves of the body. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The breakthroughs made by each of the Nobel Laureates below have provided us with a better understanding of how nerves are made up, and how they create and transmit information in the form of nerve impulses that monitor and co-ordinate all the activities in our bodies. (nobelprize.org)
  • Waves of charged atoms flowing in and out of cells provide the spark that fires electrical impulses through nerves. (nobelprize.org)
  • The distance between electrodes and the time it takes for electrical impulses to travel between electrodes are used to measure the speed of the nerve signals. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • A nerve provides a common pathway for the electrochemical nerve impulses that are transmitted along each of the axons to peripheral organs. (wikipedia.org)
  • A nerve conveys information in the form of electrochemical impulses (as nerve impulses known as action potentials) carried by the individual neurons that make up the nerve. (wikipedia.org)
  • When these spinal nerves exit the spine, the PNS starts. (spine.org)
  • The biggest nerve in the human body is the sciatic nerve, which is formed in the pelvis from multiple spinal nerves, after they have exited the spine. (spine.org)
  • If the center part of the spinal canal is stenotic, or narrowed, this is called central stenosis, and if the lateral part of the spine is narrowed, where the spinal nerves are trying to exit from the sides, this is called foraminal stenosis or lateral stenosis. (spine.org)
  • Disc herniation or bulging discs and arthritis in the spine can cause pressure on nerve roots which leads to the nerve pain or discomfort associated with a pinched nerve. (medicinenet.com)
  • Sciatic nerve pain is often related to herniated disks in the low back and low spine. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Sciatic nerve pain and herniated disks often coincide because when disks in the lower spine and back slip out of place, they put pressure on the nerves around the disk. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • You may suffer from chronic nerve pain because of diabetes or problems with your spine, or you may simply have a pinched or irritated nerve from overuse or a recent injury. (wikihow.com)
  • One other common cause of shoulder pain is a pinched nerve in the upper spine, also known as cervical radiculopathy . (healthline.com)
  • Bone spurs grow around the discs to strengthen them, but that new bone growth can put pressure on the nerve root in the spine. (healthline.com)
  • A spine specialist may be able to tell which nerve is being pinched based on the location of your symptoms. (healthline.com)
  • Because nerves in the spine affect many aspects of your health, you should also tell your doctor if you've noticed a change in your bowel habits or bladder function . (healthline.com)
  • An X-ray can provide details of the bones in the spine, but not the nerves and discs. (healthline.com)
  • The operation Baltimore Orioles third baseman Cal Ripken underwent yesterday appears to have been one in which a small portion of bone is delicately removed from a canal through which a nerve exits the spine on its way to the leg. (washingtonpost.com)
  • A nerve root block (or a facet block) is the placement of a needle and injection of a combination of local anesthetic and steroid into the sheath surrounding a nerve root in the spine. (cedars-sinai.edu)
  • Expendable donor nerve branches under volitional control are coapted to non-functioning recipient nerves. (wustl.edu)
  • To restore elbow extension, branches of the axillary nerve that supply the posterior head of the deltoid muscle may be transferred to branches of the radial nerve that supply the medial or other heads of the triceps musculature. (wustl.edu)
  • To restore wrist or finger extension nerve transfers can be performed between branches of the radial nerve that are under volitional control, such as the supinator, and branches that are not, such as the branch to the extensor carpi ulnaris or to extensor digitorum communis. (wustl.edu)
  • In the popliteal fossa the nerve gives off branches to gastrocnemius, popliteus, soleus and plantaris muscles, an articular branch to the knee joint, and a cutaneous branch that will become the sural nerve. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • The sciatic nerve gives rise to branches as it progresses distally along the hind limb. (unm.edu)
  • The maxillary nerve is one of the three large branches of the trigeminal sensory nerve. (innerbody.com)
  • The sciatic nerves branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Lateral view of the skull and mandible within an outline of the head and face illustrating the areas innervated by the trigeminal nerve and its branches. (smartdraw.com)
  • The CNS is composed of the brain and spinal cord, which branches off into the spinal nerves, feeding the rest of the body. (spine.org)
  • Cyberonics is the dominant patent holder for implanted electrical stimulators that attach to the vagus nerve, a pathway from the brain down into the abdomen with branches to some major organs. (nytimes.com)
  • It separates into its terminal branches about 6 cm proximal to the popliteal crease into the tibial nerve and the common peroneal nerve. (medscape.com)
  • It is the longest and widest single nerve in the human body , going from the top of the leg to the foot on the posterior aspect. (wikipedia.org)
  • The nerve travels in the posterior compartment of the thigh behind (superficial to) the adductor magnus muscle , and is itself in front of (deep to) the long head of the biceps femoris muscle . (wikipedia.org)
  • Via the tibial nerve , the muscles in the posterior compartment of the leg and sole of the foot (plantar aspect). (wikipedia.org)
  • Below the soleus muscle the nerve lies close to the tibia and supplies the tibialis posterior, the flexor digitorum longus and the flexor hallucis longus. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • The nerve passes into the foot running posterior to the medial malleolus. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • Like the oculomotor nerve , the trochlear nerve arises in the midbrain , issues through the back of it, curves forward round the side of it, and appears at the front of the brain between the posterior cerebral and superior cerebral arteries. (daviddarling.info)
  • Posterior view of pelvic area showing location of sciatic nerve and associated skeletal structures. (smartdraw.com)
  • The posterior division of the femoral nerve perforates the muscle in one instance. (dictionary.com)
  • We present a patient with visual decline found to have a mass arising from within the posterior orbital canal that grossly involved the optic nerve sheath. (hindawi.com)
  • The malady we call sciatica is the result of inflammation of the sciatic nerve, usually caused by chronic irritation of one or more of the spinal nerves L4 S4. (unm.edu)
  • If it is caused by nerve root compression, inflammation due to recent injury or unknown inflammation. (answers.com)
  • Most commonly when the term neuroma is used, it refers to the swelling and inflammation of a nerve specifically between the metatarsal and the toes. (amazonaws.com)
  • The pinching of spinal nerves from a sudden (or acute), soft disc herniation can often be treated non-surgically with avoidance of activities that cause pain, appropriate physical therapy, oral medications, and frequently x-ray guided (also known as fluoroscopically guided) selective nerve root blocks or epidural steroid injections at the area of irritation and inflammation. (spine.org)
  • The anesthetic reduces pain on the nerve right away, while the steroid tries to reduce inflammation on the nerve long term. (dailystrength.org)
  • A block is performed to determine if a specific spinal nerve root is the source of pain and reduce inflammation around the nerve root thus decreasing or relieving the pain. (cedars-sinai.edu)
  • The anterior interosseous branch is given off in the upper part of the forearm, courses with the anterior interosseous artery and innervates flexor pollicis longus and the lateral half of flexor digitorum profundus (the ulnar half is supplied by ulnar nerve, as is the flexor carpi ulnaris muscle). (wikipedia.org)
  • The sciatic nerve innervates most of the hind limb. (unm.edu)
  • The common peroneal, also known as the common fibular nerve, innervates the lateral aspect of the leg and dorsum of the foot. (medscape.com)
  • This research investigates the novel application of a well-known technique-peripheral nerve transfer surgery-to restore hand function in people with cervical SCI. (wustl.edu)
  • The ulnar nerves branch off the spinal cord between the last neck (cervical) and the first rib cage (thoracic) vertebrae. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Because the nerve transfer procedure involves cutting and reattaching nerve tissue, time is required to regenerate working connections between the nerves and muscle and to allow the brain to relearn how to use and strengthen that muscle. (wustl.edu)
  • Nerve agents inhibit acetylcholinesterase in tissue, and their effects are caused by the resulting excess acetylcholine. (fas.org)
  • After acute exposure to a nerve agent, the erythrocyte enzyme activity most closely reflects the activity of the tissue enzyme, but during recovery the plasma enzyme activity more closely parallels tissue enzyme activity. (fas.org)
  • After a nerve agent inhibits the tissue enzyme, the enzyme cannot hydrolyze acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter at cholinergic receptor sites. (fas.org)
  • Levi-Montalcini further showed that the tumour caused similar cell growth in a nerve-tissue culture kept alive in the laboratory, and Stanley Cohen, who by then had joined her at Washington University, was able to isolate the NGF from the tumour. (britannica.com)
  • In addition, unlike local tissue infiltration, nerve blocks can provide anesthesia without causing tissue distortion. (medscape.com)
  • Therefore, the infraorbital nerve block is a convenient alternative for situations such as facial lacerations in which tissue distortion would be unacceptable. (medscape.com)
  • Using fluoroscopy (X-ray guidance), a small needle is placed into the nerve root sheath (which is the layer of tissue that surrounds the nerve). (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • They suggested surgery to cover it with tissue so my skull/nerves would not be so exposed or wait. (dailystrength.org)
  • Within a nerve, each axon is surrounded by a layer of connective tissue called the endoneurium. (wikipedia.org)
  • Finally, the entire nerve is wrapped in a layer of connective tissue called the epineurium. (wikipedia.org)
  • Each nerve is covered externally by a dense sheath of connective tissue, the epineurium. (wikipedia.org)
  • If you have a specific site of pain that is mild and persistent, your doctor may recommend that you wear a TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator) unit. (breastcancer.org)
  • Cite this: Nerve Stimulator Showing Promise in Rheumatoid Arthritis - Medscape - Jun 18, 2019. (medscape.com)
  • Medtronic, the market leader, makes brain stimulators and in July bought Transneuronix, a small start-up company developing a vagus nerve stimulator to treat obesity. (nytimes.com)
  • Nerve pain is also called neuropathic pain by doctors. (google.com)
  • Pain that is caused by the nerves no longer functioning properly. (google.com)
  • This nerve pain literally gives you the nerves. (google.com)
  • Nerve pain can be the most severe pain you can imagine. (google.com)
  • Nerve pain, or medically said neuropathic pain, has a number of characteristics to which you can recognize that it is indeed nerve pain. (google.com)
  • This is important because the treatment of nerve pain is another as the treatment of, for example, osteoarthritis pain. (google.com)
  • Sometimes we call nerve pain neuralgic pain. (google.com)
  • Neuropathic or nerve pain is the most severe pain there is. (google.com)
  • All of these are sensations that indicate the existence of nerve pain, or neuropathic pain. (google.com)
  • The influence of nerve pain on the daily life of the patient is great. (google.com)
  • How does nerve pain feel? (google.com)
  • The pain is localized to a specific area corresponding to the affected nerves or nerves. (google.com)
  • Classic examples are nerve pain in the arms and legs due to diseases in the back. (google.com)
  • But nerve pain can be seen everywhere - in the head, face, hands, feet or as a painful band around the chest or in the groin. (google.com)
  • In many with nerve pain, other parts of the nerve function are also disturbed. (google.com)
  • Pain caused by a compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve by a problem in the lower back is called sciatica . (wikipedia.org)
  • Whatever the cause, sciatica is characterized by pain along the course of the sciatic nerve through the hip and down the back of the leg (can you suggest why the pain is felt in these parts of the leg? (unm.edu)
  • The vibrations can interfere with, or drown out, the pain messages your nerves are sending from your body to your brain. (breastcancer.org)
  • So, bumping the nerve there causes the pain and tingling of "hitting the funny bone. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Before surgeon Emily Penman, M.D., begins a mastectomy or lumpectomy, her lightly sedated patient receives a nerve block, an injection of medicine to control pain after surgery. (news-medical.net)
  • Dilaudid for nerve pain? (drugs.com)
  • do you think that dilaudid would help for my nerve pain thats in my mouth, in my top and bottom gums? (drugs.com)
  • my nerve pain feels like i have toothaches going on all the time. (drugs.com)
  • Hi kimskiedhair, I have nerve problems in my left hand and both my feet( particually the damaged one) I go to a pain management doctor for that. (drugs.com)
  • He gives me Methadone for pain and gaberpentin for nerve pain, which seems to be working. (drugs.com)
  • It is very real, in other words, the damaged teeth you had still have nerves left behind that continue to live and cause you pain. (drugs.com)
  • well it's not doing much for my nerve pain. (drugs.com)
  • and no i don't have phantom pain, my nerves in both of my gums are badly damaged from having all of my teeth pulled, the pain is constant 24/7, the pain meds only take a little bit of the pain away. (drugs.com)
  • Gabapentin (eg Neurontin) , pregabalin (eg Lyrica) and duloxetine (eg Cymbalta) are licensed for nerve pain. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Gabapentin 900mg nerve pain? (drugs.com)
  • Does a pinched nerve cause back pain? (spine.org)
  • Anatomically, the sciatic nerve travels down the leg, and can cause leg pain. (spine.org)
  • Although the sciatic nerve can, in fact, cause leg pain, and get compressed or "pinched" by the piriformis muscle in a region called the "sciatic notch" (a condition called piriformis syndrome), this is very rare. (spine.org)
  • A far more common cause of nerve related arm or leg pain is compression of a spinal nerve. (spine.org)
  • Gradually developing chronic pain and functional decline coming from the pinching of spinal nerves due to bony stenosis is generally considered to be surgical diagnosis. (spine.org)
  • The Center can help lessen the pain associated with a variety of diseases and disorders including, but not limited to, chest and back conditions, nerve injuries, rheumatologic conditions, sports injuries and cancer. (childrens.com)
  • and sensory nerves, which register pain, pressure and temperature. (childrens.com)
  • If the pain is severe, your child may require a nerve block procedure. (childrens.com)
  • Nerve blocks are performed by injecting numbing medication around the nerves that carry the pain. (childrens.com)
  • Although this condition is often associated with back pain or a neck injury , almost any nerve is susceptible. (medicinenet.com)
  • Herniated disks affect nearby nerves and can cause irritation, pain, weakness, and numbness in the legs and arms. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Sciatic nerve pain radiates from the lower back into the legs. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Both EMGs and NCVs are useful for determining the cause of sciatic nerve pain, such as a herniated disk. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • When peripheral nerves are damaged, people may feel weakness, numbness, and pain in their hands and feet. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Nerve pain, or neuropathy, can happen due to a number of different medical conditions. (wikihow.com)
  • While chronic nerve pain may never fully heal, there are ways to help it and there are also ways to heal acute nerve pain completely. (wikihow.com)
  • To heal your nerve pain, treat the underlying cause or medical condition, care for pinched nerves conservatively, and choose the appropriate medication or treatment for your type of pain. (wikihow.com)
  • Sciatic nerve pain is the most common type of pinched nerve. (wikihow.com)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome is nerve pain in the wrist caused by overuse. (wikihow.com)
  • A wrist splint can help heal this kind of nerve pain. (wikihow.com)
  • NSAIDs treats swelling and inflamed nerves, acetaminophen only treats pain. (wikihow.com)
  • Is a Pinched Nerve Causing Your Shoulder Pain? (healthline.com)
  • If a pinched nerve is causing your shoulder pain, you'll need a thorough physical exam of your neck and shoulder to diagnose the problem. (healthline.com)
  • A pinched nerve usually causes pain in one shoulder only. (healthline.com)
  • Neck pain and headaches in the back of your head are also signs that the cause of all this discomfort is a pinched nerve. (healthline.com)
  • If the source of your shoulder pain is a pinched nerve, your doctor may recommend physical therapy to improve strength and flexibility in your neck and shoulder. (healthline.com)
  • Other treatments may include anti-inflammatory pain relievers or injections of steroids in the area of the affected nerve. (healthline.com)
  • Because a pinched nerve is a problem that can be diagnosed and treated , you shouldn't hesitate to have that pain in your shoulder evaluated. (healthline.com)
  • The operation "decompresses" the nerve, relieving most of the pain that is the condition's predominant symptom. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Press reports earlier in the season, however, said his recurring pain wasn't caused by a disk problem he had two years ago, but by an overgrowth of bone in a nerve canal. (washingtonpost.com)
  • A nerve root injection assists in determining which nerve root is responsible for your leg or arm pain and may be used in an attempt to decrease the pain from an inflamed nerve. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • http://www.beatingbackpain.com/pinched-nerve.html Pinched Nerve, pinched nerve in back, pinched nerves, pinched nerves lower back Pinched nerve can cause excruciating pain in your back. (authorstream.com)
  • The brief pain you may experience definitely outweighs the constant pain of a pinched nerve. (dailystrength.org)
  • A popliteal nerve block is indicated for pain control perioperatively or postoperatively below the patella, the distal two thirds of the lower extremity especially for the ankle or foot but works well for the calf and Achilles tendon. (medscape.com)
  • The sciatic nerve is a large nerve that originates from the distal spinal cord and extends along nearly the entire length of the hind limb. (unm.edu)
  • The nerve begins the process by destroying the nerve distal to the site of injury allowing Schwann cells, basal lamina, and the neurilemma near the injury to begin producing a regeneration tube. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meanwhile, a communicating branch is given to the ulnar nerve . (wikipedia.org)
  • Ulnar nerve dysfunction is a problem with the nerve that travels from the shoulder to the hand, called the ulnar nerve. (medlineplus.gov)
  • An elbow pad if the ulnar nerve is injured at the elbow. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Sensation to skin to the sole of the foot is provided by the tibial nerve , and the lower leg and upper surface of the foot via the common fibular nerve . (wikipedia.org)
  • The tibial nerve is a branch of the sciatic nerve. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • The tibial nerve passes through the popliteal fossa to pass below the arch of soleus. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • The tibial nerve supplies the heel and the sole of the foot. (medscape.com)
  • The tibial nerve is the larger of the 2 divisions and runs in the middle of popliteal fossa passing inferiorly through the 2 heads of the gastrocnemius. (medscape.com)
  • It is more lateral and superficial than the tibial nerve. (medscape.com)
  • What is an infraorbital nerve block? (medscape.com)
  • The infraorbital nerve block is often used to accomplish regional anesthesia of the face. (medscape.com)
  • The infraorbital nerve supplies sensory innervation to the lower eyelid, the side of the nose, and the upper lip (see image below). (medscape.com)
  • Since the infraorbital nerve provides a considerably large area of sensory innervation, it is a prime candidate for a regional nerve block. (medscape.com)
  • [ 1 ] A successful infraorbital nerve block provides anesthesia for the area between the lower eyelid and the upper lip. (medscape.com)
  • Area of anesthesia for infraorbital nerve block. (medscape.com)
  • Anatomical study of the infraorbital foramen: A basis for successful infraorbital nerve block. (medscape.com)
  • Infraorbital nerve. (medscape.com)
  • Intraoral approach for infraorbital nerve block. (medscape.com)
  • Technique for extraoral infraorbital nerve block. (medscape.com)
  • the optic nerve . (encyclopedia.com)
  • CT scan showed a tubular enlargement of the right optic nerve without calcification (Fig. 9.4). (springer.com)
  • the tumor was isointense on a T1-weighted image and hyperintense on T2-weighted images (Fig. 9.5).There was only weak enhancement over the optic nerve tumor. (springer.com)
  • These imaging findings were compatible with the diagnosis of optic nerve glioma. (springer.com)
  • Optic nerve glioma: an update. (springer.com)
  • Gliomas of the optic nerve: histological, immunohistochemical (MIB-1 and p53), and MRI analysis. (springer.com)
  • Wilhelm H. Primary optic nerve tumours. (springer.com)
  • Diagnosis and management of optic nerve glioma. (springer.com)
  • From the archives of the AFIP: pediatric orbit tumors and tumorlike lesions: neuroepithelial lesions of the ocular globe and optic nerve. (springer.com)
  • There are fewer than 20 reported cases of optic nerve hemangioblastomas in the literature. (hindawi.com)
  • Because conduction velocity is proportional to axon diameter, the conduction velocity of the sciatic nerve neurons also varies widely, from 0.2 to 150 m sec -1 . (unm.edu)
  • The zygomatic nerve (sometimes, orbital nerve) is one of the facial nerves found from the brow to the throat under the chin. (innerbody.com)
  • As far as the nerve endings, someone on this forum mentioned that nerves regenerate at the rate of 1/2 inch per month, what exactly that leads to I don't know. (healingwell.com)
  • Minev IR, Chew DJ, Delivopoulos E, Fawcett JW, Lacour SP (2012) High sensitivity recording of afferent nerve activity using ultra-compliant microchannel electrodes: an acute in vivo validation. (springer.com)
  • Electrodes are placed into the tissues under the skin over the occipital nerve. (medicinenet.com)
  • It would begin with a small incision on the left side of the neck, after which a surgeon would gently wrap the electrodes around the nerve. (technologyreview.com)
  • Adhesive patches called surface electrodes are placed on the skin over nerves at different spots. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • The resulting electrical activity of the nerve is recorded by the other electrodes. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • The nerve passes beneath piriformis and through the greater sciatic foramen , exiting the pelvis . (wikipedia.org)
  • It next runs obliquely upward across the lateral side of the oculomotor nerve, and passes through the superior orbital fissure into the orbit, where it enters the superior oblique muscle of the eyeball almost at once. (daviddarling.info)
  • It serves the area around the ocular orbit and descends from the maxillary nerve, itself a branch of the trigeminal nerve. (innerbody.com)
  • It is a branch of the mandibular nerve (V3). (wikipedia.org)
  • Brain researcher Hiroshi Kawabe has discovered the workings of a process that had been completely overlooked until now, and that allows nerve cells in the brain to grow and form complex networks. (redorbit.com)
  • The study, which has now been published in the journal Neuron, shows that an enzyme which usually controls the destruction of protein components has an unexpected function in nerve cells: it controls the structure of the cytoskeleton and thus ensures that nerve cells can form the tree-like extensions that are necessary for signal transmission in the brain. (redorbit.com)
  • During this phase, dendrites, with a total length of many hundred kilometers, grow from the 100 billion nerve cells in our brain. (redorbit.com)
  • In its absence, the dendrite growth comes to a standstill and previously formed dendrites collapse, with dramatic consequences for the function of nerve cell networks in the brain. (redorbit.com)
  • Image Caption: In the brain of mice, which cannot produce Nedd4-1, the extensions of nerve cells are shorter and of much simpler construction (example top) than in the brain of normal mice (example bottom). (redorbit.com)
  • The MEAs detect motor commands from the brain as extracellular action potentials (AP) in the microvolt range traveling down their amputated nerves and use them to control the robotic prosthetic limb. (springer.com)
  • A small device, placed under the skin of your chest and connected to the nerve, sends small bursts of electricity to your brain. (webmd.com)
  • The findings will provide a basis for the development of future treatment strategies for patients suffering peripheral nerve injuries," said Dale Sengelaub, professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at IU. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • An erection is a complex process that involves many steps from the brain to the penis and its blood supply via the spinal cord and nerves - all of which can be affected in diabetes. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • These nerves carry commands from the brain to the legs, arms, hands and feet and they're fairly susceptible to injuries affecting the limbs. (childrens.com)
  • The vagus nerve - which originates in the brain and stretches into organs in the neck, chest, and abdomen - is believed to be involved in immune response. (medscape.com)
  • Plachta and his team developed a micromachined cuff that wraps around the vagal nerve-a nerve found in the neck that exchanges critical physiological information between the brain and other major organs, including the heart. (technologyreview.com)
  • A peripheral nerve is one that is outside the brain and spinal cord. (medicinenet.com)
  • The peripheral nerves are responsible for sending information from the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body, and vice versa. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Pinched Nerves are the communication channels from the brain to the body and vice versa. (authorstream.com)
  • Cranial nerves innervate parts of the head, and connect directly to the brain (especially to the brainstem). (wikipedia.org)
  • The nerve then runs forward in the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus below the oculomotor nerve and above the ophthalmic nerve . (daviddarling.info)
  • Tumour cells can invade surrounding nerves and travel along the body's electrical superhighway, seeding themselves anew in distant sites. (newscientist.com)
  • Biomedical engineering researchers at Case Western Reserve University are refining more than 15 years of work on an electrical nerve-block implant, focusing their next step on new applications related to treating asthma and heart failure. (news-medical.net)
  • Previous research has suggested that delivering electrical pulses to the nerve can spark an inflammatory reflex that suppresses a variety of inflammatory cytokines, including tumor necrosis factor (TNF), by 30% to 70%, he explained. (medscape.com)
  • During the test, a nerve is directly stimulated with an electrical current to see how it reacts. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In addition, cranial efferents and ganglionic afferents are cholinergic nerves. (fas.org)
  • Delivopoulos E, Chew DJ, Minev IR, Fawcett JW, Lacour SP (2012) Concurrent recordings of bladder afferents from multiple nerves using a microfabricated PDMS microchannel electrode array. (springer.com)
  • One of America's most beloved and versatile stars, Emmy® Award-winner William Shatner is back to headline his own edgy and off-beat celebrity interview show, Shatner's Raw Nerve. (microsoft.com)