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*  Local anesthetic nerve block
Lipid solubility, blood flow in the tissue, and presence of vasoconstrictors with the anesthetic all play a role in this. A ... Local anesthetic nerve block (local anesthetic regional nerve blockade, or often simply nerve block) is a short-term nerve ... The local anesthetic bathes the nerve and numbs the area of the body that is innervated by that nerve. The goal of the nerve ... The sciatic nerve block is done for surgeries at or below the knee. The nerve is located in the gluteus maximus muscle. The ...
*  Optic neuropathy
... transmit force to the optic nerve without transgressing tissue planes. This type of force causes the optic nerve to absorb ... The optic nerve may be elevated if the infiltration occurs in the proximal portion of the nerve. The appearance of the nerve on ... Medical examination of the optic nerve with an ophthalmoscope may reveal a swollen optic nerve, but the nerve may also appear ... Direct optic nerve injuries are caused by trauma to the head or orbit that crosses normal tissue planes and disrupts the ...
*  Neuroregeneration
This is called peripheral nerve reconstruction. The injured nerve is identified and exposed so that normal nerve tissue can be ... on nerve autografts and tissue-engineered nerve grafts. Muscle Nerve. 2002;26:87-93. Shiotani A, O'Malley BW Jr, Coleman ME, ... PCAF causes chemical and genetic events that allow nerves to regenerate. Unfortunately, scar tissue interferes with the nerves ... the nerve will need to be exposed over a larger area. Injured portions of the nerve are removed. The cut nerve endings are then ...
*  Median nerve palsy
Attached fibrous tissue (Struthers' ligament) may compress the median nerve as it passes underneath the process. This is also ... ulnar nerve 71.3% and radial nerve 77.06%). The highest percentage of patients discharged with median nerve injuries in 2006 ... Surgery involves excising the tissue or removing parts of the bone compressing the nerve. Many tendon transfers have been shown ... The median nerve is closely related to the brachial artery within the arm. The nerve enters the cubital fossa medial to the ...
*  Nerve tissue protein
Nerve tissue is a biological molecule related to the function and maintenance of normal nervous tissue. An example would ... Nerve tissue proteins at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Raiker, S. J.; Lee, H.; Baldwin, K ... Myelination of axons by these Schwann cells are essential for normal nerve function. Peripheral nerves rely on communication ... This is unexpected because in nerve growth factor withdrawal, caspase-3 and -9 are activated, causing cell death, which are the ...
*  Cryosurgery
... primarily that of damage to nearby healthy tissue. Damage to nerve tissue is of particular concern. Patients undergoing ... Soft tissue conditions such as plantar fasciitis (jogger's heel) and fibroma (benign excrescence of connective tissue) can be ... This −196 °C (−321 °F) cold liquid may be sprayed on the diseased tissue, circulated through a tube called a cryoprobe, or ... This helps in limiting damage to adjacent healthy tissues. A ball of ice crystals forms around the probe which results in ...
*  Chimerin
... is a type of nerve tissue protein. Types include: Chimerin 1 Chimerin 2 Chimerin Proteins at the US National Library ...
*  Ground beef
Connective tissue Blood vessels Peripheral nerve tissue. Brain tissue was not detected in any of the samples. Adipose tissue-" ... In a study in the U.S. in 2008, eight brands of fast food hamburgers were evaluated for recognizable tissue types using ... Skeletal tissue: "Bone and cartilage, observed in some brands, were not expected; their presence may be related to the use of ... "The amount of lipid observed was considerable and was seen in both adipose tissue and as lipid droplets. Lipid content on oil- ...
*  Glycerophospholipid
Lecithins are also present in brain and nerve tissue. Other phospholipids There are many other phospholipids, some of which are ... These compounds are key components of the membranes of muscles and nerves. Phosphatidates Phosphatidates are lipids in which ...
*  Neuroma
... is a growth or tumor of nerve tissue. Neuromas tend to be benign (i.e. not cancerous); many nerve tumors, including those that ... neuromas generally arise from non-neuronal nerve tissues. The word was originally used to refer to any nerve tumor, but its ... Neuromas can arise from different types of nervous tissue, including the nerve fibers and their myelin sheath, as in the case ... They occur at the end of injured nerve fibres as a form of ineffective, unregulated nerve regeneration; it occurs most commonly ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Cancer: Musculoskeletal: Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors
The cells around the nerve cells are called schwann cells, so MPNST can also be called schwannomas or neurofibrosarcomas. They ... Also referred to as Peripheral nervous system tumor or malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor. ... The cancer arises in the cells that cover nerve cells and can occur anywhere in the body. ... Health Conditions and Diseases Cancer Musculoskeletal Soft Tissue Sarcoma Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors 3 ...
*  Visceral pain
Permanent nerve block can be produced by destruction of nerve tissue. Strong evidence from multiple randomized controlled ... Nerve blocks offer temporary relief and typically involve injection of a nerve bundle with either a local anesthetic, a steroid ... This pain is secondary to ischemia of the cardiac tissue. The most common presenting symptom is chest pain that is often ... Other devices that have shown benefit in reducing pain include transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulators (TENS), targeted ...
*  Kevin Warwick
Indeed, nerve tissue grew around the electrode array, enclosing the sensor. Warwick and his colleagues claim that the Project ... whereas the median nerve which it monitored carries many times that number of signals. The experiment proved successful, and ... "Invasive neural prosthesis for neural signal detection and nerve stimulation". International Journal of Adaptive Control and ...
*  Silver proteinate
It can also be used for light microscopy to stain nerve tissue. It is normally available as 8% silver in combination with ...
*  Genetic testing
... benign tumors of nerve tissue on the tongue and lips); Digestive problems; Muscle, joint, and spinal problems; Typical facial ... A sample of the cancer tissue can be sent in for genetic analysis by a specialized lab. After analysis, information retrieved ... If there is a buildup of too much phenylalanine, brain tissue can be damaged, causing developmental delay. Newborn screening ... Cancer types associated with a mutation on this gene include breast cancer, soft tissue sarcoma, osteosarcoma (bone cancer), ...
*  Confocal microscopy
It used epi-Illumination-reflection microscopy for the observation of nerve tissue. A 5 mW Helium-Neon-Laser with 633 nm light ... When imaging tissues which are differentially refractive, such as the spongy mesophyll of plant leaves or other air-space ... which readily infiltrates tissues and has a refractive index almost identical to that of water [1]. CLSM is widely used in ... containing tissues, spherical aberrations that impair confocal image quality are often pronounced. Such aberrations however, ...
*  Neurectomy
Nerve tissue that runs to the uterus is interrupted at the sacral promontory; a point at which spine and tailbones meet. This ... A neurectomy is a type of nerve block involving the severing or removal of a nerve. This surgery is performed in rare cases of ... A vestibular neurectomy is an operation that severs the balance nerve, yet saving the hearing nerve from the ear to the brain. ... This is a procedure that interrupts the nerves going towards and/or around the uterus. Pain located on either side of the lower ...
*  Mercury contamination in California waterways
... and impairs the function of the nerve and nerve tissue. Even small amounts of this neurotoxin can cause brain and nervous ... Mercury can impair, damage, and even destroy functioning nerve tissue-much like lead. The over consumption of methylmercury can ...
*  Gene therapy of the human retina
Juvenile retinoschisis is a disease that affects the nerve tissue in the eye. This disease is an X-linked recessive ... In normal tissues VEGF stimulates endothelial cell proliferation in a dose dependent manner, but such activity is lost with ... In order to restrict expression to a specific cell type, a tissue-specific or cell-type specific promoter can be used. For ... In addition, PEDF and sFlt-1 may be able to diffuse through sclera tissue, allowing for the potential to be relatively ...
*  Cerastes (genus)
Effect of venom of Cerastes cerastes on nerve tissue and skeletal muscle. Toxicon (Great Britain) 3: 233-234. Mohamed AH, Abdel ...
*  Neurotoxin
The nerve tissues which communicate with muscles contain a receptor called the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor. Stimulation of ... Neurotoxins are toxins that are poisonous or destructive to nerve tissue (causing neurotoxicity). Neurotoxins are an extensive ... The nervous tissue found in the brain, spinal cord, and periphery comprises an extraordinarily complex biological system that ... Properties leading to the susceptibility of nervous tissue include a high surface area of neurons, a high lipid content which ...
*  Tracheitis
If the connective nerve tissues in the trachea degenerate it causes tracheomalacia. Infections to the trachea can cause ...
*  GLUD2
Shashidharan P, Clarke DD, Ahmed N, Moschonas N, Plaitakis A (May 1997). "Nerve tissue-specific human glutamate dehydrogenase ... relationships in human glutamate dehydrogenases reveals novel molecular mechanisms for the regulation of the nerve tissue- ... 2007). "Properties and molecular evolution of human GLUD2 (neural and testicular tissue-specific) glutamate dehydrogenase". J. ... "Novel human glutamate dehydrogenase expressed in neural and testicular tissues and encoded by an X-linked intronless gene". J. ...
*  Rabies immunoglobulin
It works by binding to the rabies virus before it can enter nerve tissue. After the virus has entered the central nervous ...
*  Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy
The operation is accomplished by dissecting the nerve tissue of the main sympathetic chain. Another technique, the clamping ... Nerve sprouting, or abnormal nerve growth after damage or injury to the nerves can cause other further damage. Sprouting ... Endoscopic sympathectomy itself is relatively easy to perform; however, accessing the nerve tissue in the chest cavity by ... Recurrence of the original symptoms due to nerve regeneration or nerve sprouting can occur within the first year post surgery. ...
*  James Follett
... not enough tissue to anchor a lens in place. Come back in 20 years." Last year my vision started clouding in my good eye so I ... based on his radio play The U-boat that lost its Nerve, in turn based on a true story during World War II. Churchill's Gold ( ... The U-Boat That Lost Its Nerve (1975, SNT), a WWII historical drama regarding an informal trial of a German U-boat officer in a ...
*  Trichoplax
In this way, the fibre syncytium assumes the functions of nerve and muscle tissues. Moreover, at least a portion of digestion ... These movements are not centrally coordinated, since no muscle or nerve tissues exist. It can happen that an individual moves ... nerve-cell junctions that occur in fully expressed form only in animals with tissues (Eumetazoa). Striking accumulations of ... how locomotion and coordination occur in the absence of true muscle and nerve tissue, and how the absence of a concrete body ...