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*  Syringomyelia
The cavity may be reduced by surgical decompression. Furthermore, evidence also suggests that impact injuries to the thorax ... Surgical treatment is aimed at correcting the condition that allowed the syrinx to form. It is vital to bear in mind that the ... Surgical techniques are also being refined by the neurosurgical research community. Successful procedures expand the area ... Surgery of the spinal cord has certain characteristic risks associated with it, and the benefits of a surgical procedure on the ...
*  Myelopathy
"Efficacy and Safety of Surgical Decompression in Patients with Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy". The Journal of Bone and Joint ... which is often used for pre-operative planning of surgical interventions for cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Angiography is ...
*  Carpal tunnel surgery
Operative technique for surgical decompression. Orthop and Traumat 1, 122-129 Vasiliadis, Haris S; Sakellaridou, Maria Eleni; ... As an experiment it has been described but there are no peer reviewed series available in the current hand surgical literature ... Thus, there has been broad support for either surgical procedure using a variety of devices or incisions. Play media The thread ... Carpal tunnel surgery, also called carpal tunnel release (CTR) and carpal tunnel decompression surgery, is a surgery in which ...
*  Cheiralgia paresthetica
In some cases surgical decompression is required. The efficacy of cortisone and laser treatment is disputed. Permanent damage ...
*  Pronator teres syndrome
Surgical decompression can provide benefit in selected cases. Hartz, C R, R L Linscheid, R R Gramse, and J R Daube. "The ... pronator teres syndrome." Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy 12, no. 4 (December 1, 1990): 267-271. doi:10.1007/BF01623702. Fuss, ... pronator teres syndrome." Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy 12, no. 4 (December 1, 1990): 267-271. doi:10.1007/BF01623702. Hartz ...
*  Migraine treatment
Poggi, T.; Grizzell, E.; Helmer, D. (Jul 2008). "Confirmation of Surgical Decompression to Relieve Migraine Headaches". Plastic ... In some instances, patients opt for the drug route, and only take the surgical option when the medication has not had the ... On the contrary, others argue that to undergo a relatively minor and minimally invasive once-off surgical procedure is not as ... The successful use of surgical procedures for the treatment of migraine is becoming more frequently reported in the medical ...
*  Anterior interosseous syndrome
Surgical decompression can give excellent results if the clinical picture and the EMG suggest a compression neuropathy. In ... Surgical decompression is rarely indicated in AIN syndrome. Indications for considering surgery include a known space-occupying ...
*  A. Lee Dellon
"Neuropathy: Study Shows Positive Impact of Surgical Decompression". psychiatrictimes.com. 8 February 2008. Retrieved 22 ... "Results of Decompression of Peripheral Nerves in Diabetics: A Prospective, Blinded Study". journals.lww.com. Retrieved 22 ... "Nerve decompression and diabetic neuropathy". lermagazine.com. Retrieved 22 September 2016. "Editorial Board". journals.lww.com ...
*  Prevention of migraines
Poggi, T.; Grizzell, E.; Helmer, D. (Jul 2008). "Confirmation of Surgical Decompression to Relieve Migraine Headaches". Plastic ... Several invasive surgical procedures are currently under investigation. One involves the surgical removal of specific muscles ... Migraine surgery which involves decompression of certain nerves around the head and neck may be an option in certain people who ... The most effective appear to be those involving the surgical cauterization of the superficial blood vessels of the scalp (the ...
*  Radial tunnel syndrome
Based on 2002 data, surgical decompression leads to 60-70% good or excellent results. Repetitive strain injury Tennis elbow ... Jebson, Peter J. L.; Engber, William D. (1997). "Radial tunnel syndrome: Long-term results of surgical decompression". The ... Non-surgical treatment of radial tunnel syndrome includes rest, NSAID, therapy with modalities, work modification, ergonomic ... Patients whose conditions are more adapted to surgical intervention are those who do not respond to prolonged conservative ...
*  Cauda equina syndrome
... of sudden onset is regarded as a medical/surgical emergency. Surgical decompression by means of ... Surgical intervention with decompression of the cauda equina can assist recovery. Delayed or severe nerve damage can mean up to ... The management of true cauda equina syndrome frequently involves surgical decompression. When cauda equina syndrome is caused ... Disc herniation is reportedly the most common cause of CES, and it is thought that 1 to 2% of all surgical disc herniation ...
*  Zenker's paralysis
If no neurologic improvement is shown after 2-3 months from injuries, then operative decompression is indicated. Surgical ... "Surgical Decompression Improves Symptoms of Late Peroneal Nerve Dysfunction After TKA". Orthopedics. 36 (4): e515-e519. doi: ... Grafting is a surgical procedure to move tissue from one site to another on the body, or from another person, without bringing ... "Surgical treatment of peroneal nerve palsy after knee dislocation". Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 18 (11): ...
*  Spinal cord compression
Postoperative radiation is delivered within 2-3 weeks of surgical decompression. Emergency radiation therapy (usually 20 Gray ...
*  Hyperkinesia
For these patients, surgical decompression may be a viable option for the improvement of symptoms. Myoclonus is defined as a ... Surgical treatment for disabling Tourette's syndrome has been proven effective in cases presenting with self-injury. Deep Brain ... including different medical and surgical therapies. There are various terms which refer to specific movement mechanisms that ...
*  Pituitary apoplexy
Treatment is by the timely correction of hormone deficiencies, and in many cases surgical decompression is required. Many ... In this procedure, surgical instruments are passed through the nose towards the sphenoid bone, which is opened to give access ... If there is any deterioration, or expected spontaneous improvement does not occur, surgical intervention may still be indicated ... and may be required to decide on surgical treatment. The first priority in suspected or confirmed pituitary apoplexy is ...
*  Brachial plexus injury
Some forms of treatment include nerve grafts, medication, surgical decompression, nerve transfer, physical therapy, and ... In this case, surgical repair of the lesion is not possible because the proximal nerve tissue is too short for stitching to be ... However, surgical repair is possible because proximal nerve tissue has enough length for stitching. Heavy impact to the ... However, in more serious brachial plexus injuries surgical interventions can be used. Function can be restored by nerve repairs ...
*  Mediastinitis
Treatment for chronic fibrosing mediastinitis is somewhat controversial, and may include steroids or surgical decompression of ... most cases of acute mediastinitis result from complications of cardiovascular or endoscopic surgical procedures. Treatment ...
*  Ovarian vein syndrome
This is thought to cause the colicky pain (similar to renal colic), and it is relieved after surgical decompression. Since it ... Treatment consists of painkillers and surgical ablation of the dilated vein. This can be accomplished with open abdominal ... a comparison of laparoscopic and open surgical techniques". J. Urol. 156 (4): 1403-10. doi:10.1016/S0022-5347(01)65601-5. PMID ...
*  Tethered spinal cord syndrome
It was concluded that surgical decompression should be performed as soon as possible to prevent any further neurological damage ... Although detethering is the common surgical approach to TCS, another surgical option for adults is a spine-shortening vertebral ... Also concluded was that the XLIF approach is safe and fast and is indicative of a good surgical option to obtain spinal cord ... Similar effects were found in redox behavior of tethered spinal cord during the surgical procedures to repair it. This can be ...
*  Laminotomy
Laminotomies are usually more cost efficient than other surgical decompression surgeries. In 2007, it was seen that ... The surgical tools are then navigated underneath the spinous process and across the spinal canal to reach the other lamina on ... Using either a microscope or an endoscope to have a visual of the procedure, a small surgical drill is used to remove a part of ... Recovery time from this type of surgical treatment is often very quick, with patients ambulating within a few hours of the ...
*  Failed back syndrome
Epstein N. E. (1998). "Decompression in the surgical management of degenerative spondylolisthesis: advantages of a conservative ... A clinical follow-up of surgical and non-surgical treatment". Acta Orthop. Scand. Suppl. 129: 1-76. PMID 5269867. Turner J, et ... The incidence of spondylolisthesis at 5 years was higher in the surgical failures (12 of 26 patients) than in the surgical ... this successful or unsuccessful surgical decompression did not correlate with patients' subjective disability, walking capacity ...
*  Midline shift
"Postoperative midline shift as secondary screening for the long-term outcomes of surgical decompression of malignant middle ... Mass effect (medicine) Gruen P (May 2002). "Surgical management of head trauma". Neuroimaging Clinics of North America. 12 (2 ...
*  Arachnoid cyst
Patients with impaired preoperative cognition had postoperative improvement after surgical decompression of the cyst. Surgery ... Surgical placement of a cerebral shunt:An internal shunt drains into the subdural compartment. A cystoperitoneal shunt drains ... "Different approaches to surgical treatment of arachnoid cysts", Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift.[2] 2006;118 Suppl 2:85-8. (PMID ...
*  Plexopathy
With brachial plexopathy, surgical decompression may be warranted if the pathophysiology of the disease is causing pressure on ...
*  Chemoreceptor trigger zone
Surgical microvascular decompression resulted in postoperative and long-term resolution of emesis. Antiemetic medications often ... resolution following microvascular decompression". Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. 6 (6): 583-585. doi:10.3171/2010.9. ...
*  Henry A. Klyce
In November 1995, Surgical Dynamics was acquired by U. S. Surgical. In 1994 Klyce co-founded Operating Room Recovery and ... manufactured and marketed the X STOP Interspinous Process Decompression (IPD) System for lumbar spinal stenosis. The X STOP was ... In 1985 Klyce founded Surgical Dynamics, a privately held company that developed, manufactured and marketed surgical devices ... The company specialized in developing and manufacturing ophthalmic surgical devices, specifically for retinal diseases.[ ...