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Synonyms for brainstem

the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus

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Brainstem auditory evoked responses were recorded at different stages of anaesthesia.
Auditory brainstem implant procedures are usually performed on adults with tumours in their cochlear nerves.
We hope his brainstem implant will enable him to access the hearing world.
The 18-month-old is believed to be the youngest child in the world to have the pioneering brainstem implant.
After searching online Emily and David, from Horndean, Hampshire, found a doctor in Verona, Italy, who has successfully fitted dozens of children with auditory brainstem implants.
The proposed diagnostic criteria for ANE include: 1) rapid loss of consciousness, convulsions and coma ensuing within 24 hours; 2) neuroimaging showing multiple symmetrically distributed brain lesions, in the thalamus, brainstem, periventricular white matter and cerebellum; 3) absence of hyperammonaemia and hypoglycaemia; 4) no history of aspirin intake; 5) increased CSF protein without pleocytosis.
Yet, idiosyncratically, the UK has one set of standards for death, namely, lack of function of the brainstem, which the rest of the world rejects.
Overall, the risk of hemorrhage associated with brainstem CMs is 3.
Decreased levels in the brainstem of serotonin (5-HT--a chemical that helps to regulate breathing, blood pressure and heart rate in the brain during sleep) and tryptophan hydroxylase (TPH2--an enzyme involved in the synthesis of serotonin) are associated with an increased risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), researchers have concluded.
LGC has been testing brainstem samples for the presence of abnormal prion protein, the indicator of BSE infection, since 2001 and has tested over 2.
According to the National Beef Association, the new deductions under discussion, which may be adopted next January, include a pounds 15 to pounds 20 a head BSE brainstem test for cattle over 48 months old and a pounds 2 to pounds 3 a head charge for the disposal of special risk material (SRM) from animals aged over 30 months.
Here we report a case with an uncommon recurrent monofocal course of a demyelinating CNS disease presenting with brainstem symptoms.