• Bernese periacetabular osteotomy resulted in major nerve deficits in the sciatic or femoral nerves in 2.1% of 1760 patients, of whom approximately half experienced complete recovery within a mean of 5.5 months. (wikipedia.org)
  • If all other methods of pain control do not provide relief, it is possible to have surgery to interrupt the nerve pathways that carry pain impulses to the brain. (breastcancer.org)
  • Nerves form the network of connections that receive signals, known as sensory input, from the environment and within the body and transmit the body's responses, or instructions for action, to the muscles, organs, and glands. (encyclopedia.com)
  • 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)
  • In most vertebrates, it's the major branch of the sacral plexus, a complex mass comprised of neurons that exit the spinal column via spinal nerves L4 through S4. (unm.edu)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • By injecting alcohol into the nerves surrounding pancreatic tumours pressing against the belly and spine he could destroy the fibres that carry pain signals to the brain. (newscientist.com)
  • The median nerve enters the hand through the carpal tunnel, deep to the flexor retinaculum along with the tendons of flexor digitorum superficialis , flexor digitorum profundus , and flexor pollicis longus . (wikipedia.org)
  • Nerve agents are a class of phosphorus -containing organic chemicals ( organophosphates ) that disrupt the mechanism by which nerves transfer messages to organs. (princeton.edu)
  • A nerve provides a common pathway for the electrochemical nerve impulses that are transmitted along each of the axons to peripheral organs. (wikipedia.org)
  • The saphenous nerve, about the middle of the thigh, gives off a branch which joins the subsartorial plexus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite the severity of the immediate and long term threats to human health from exposure to the alleged nerve agent named in this attack "Novichok," the UK Government's initial response via the Chief Medical Office (CMO), Sally Davies - and on advice from Public Health England - was to play down any risks to the people in Salisbury. (counterpunch.org)
  • This is a key distinction between saphenous nerve neuropathy and lower back radiculopathy. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • These motor units are comprised of the lower motor neuron cell body (located within the spinal cord), its axonal projection (which travels to make up part of the associated peripheral nerve) and the muscle end organ. (wustl.edu)
  • The nerves also signal how your body is oriented to the environment. (google.com)
  • Some nerve agents are readily vaporized or aerosolized and the primary portal of entry into the body is the respiratory system. (princeton.edu)
  • Nerve agents can also be absorbed through the skin, requiring that those likely to be subjected to such agents wear a full body suit in addition to a respirator . (princeton.edu)
  • Thirty-one nerve pairs are connected directly to the spinal cord, branching out to the rest of the body. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The vibrations can interfere with, or drown out, the pain messages your nerves are sending from your body to your brain. (breastcancer.org)
  • Tumour cells can invade surrounding nerves and travel along the body's electrical superhighway, seeding themselves anew in distant sites. (newscientist.com)
  • books.google.com - A do-it-yourself manual for culturing nerve cells, complete with recipes and protocols. (google.com)
  • contains upward of 12 billion nerve cells, each of which may potentially be linked to countless others. (lulu.com)
  • Within a nerve, each axon is surrounded by a layer of connective tissue called the endoneurium. (wikipedia.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)
  • For most nerve agents the aging time is longer than the time within which acute casualties will be seen. (fas.org)
  • With severe compression and inflammation of the spinal nerves however, it is generally expected that symptoms will travel distally, down the arm or leg supplied by the respective nerve affected. (spine.org)
  • Nerve agents inhibit acetylcholinesterase in tissue, and their effects are caused by the resulting excess acetylcholine. (fas.org)
  • After a nerve agent inhibits the tissue enzyme, the enzyme cannot hydrolyze acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter at cholinergic receptor sites. (fas.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)
  • All of these are sensations that indicate the existence of nerve pain, or neuropathic pain. (google.com)
  • A neurosurgeon with special expertise in pain management can cut some of the nerves near the spinal cord, putting an end to any sensations of pain and pressure. (breastcancer.org)