dorsal root


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Synonyms for dorsal root

one of the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes dorsally to the spinal cord and that consists of sensory fibers

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The dorsal roots (primary afferent tissues) contain opioid-binding sites and fentanyl either acts directly on the spinal nerve or by penetrating the duramater to act at the spinal roots.
Chronic nerve compression injury induces a phenotypic switch of neurons within the dorsal root ganglia.
Conclusions: Tibial afferents in L7 dorsal root has a major role in the inhibitory effect of TNS on bladder overactivity.
Injured dorsal root neurons discharge at higher frequencies and more spontaneously than normally.
A herpes zoster infection will manifest upon reactivation of the VZV within the sensory dorsal root ganglia; this results in a vesicular eruption in the dermatomal distribution of the involved nerve.
We tested the hypothesis that menthol may block voltage-gated Na() channels in dorsal root ganglion (DRG) neurons.
Sensory ganglia, particularly the dorsal root ganglia (DRG), have been the subject of intense research because of their importance in the communication of sensory signals such as pain.
Jude Medical Axium Neurostimulator System for dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation.
Afferent innervation to the bladder arises from the dorsal root ganglia, and nerves supplying the bladder are primarily composed of small, myelinated A-S fibers and unmyelinated C fibers.
First recognized as a surgical entity by Dandy in 19343 through microvascular decompression (MVD) of the dorsal root entry zone.
In addition, previous study has demonstrated that analgesic effect of SD may be partly explained on the basis of silencing pain signaling pathways caused by the inhibition of SD on capsaicin-induced TRPV1 receptor currents in dorsal root ganglion (DRG) neurons and could be due to the synergistic effect of the three components of flavonoids (cochinchinenin A, cochinchinenin B, loureirin B) (Wei et al.
Percutaneous pulsed radiofrequency applied to the L-2 dorsal root ganglion for treatment of chronic low-back pain: 3-year experience.
Human embryonic stem cell-derived progenitors assist functional sensory regeneration after dorsal root avulsion injury," Scientific Reports, June 2015 DOI: 10.
Jude said that the deal allows it to become the only medical device manufacturer in the world to offer radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulation and dorsal root ganglion stimulation therapy solutions for the treatment of chronic pain.
Dorsal Root Entry Zone (DREZ) Coagulation: Friedman et al in the treatment of 12 patients with PHN used DREZ Lesions and found it to be a satisfactory treatment option in patients refractory to conservative therapy (40) while Rath SA, Braun V did not support the DREZ coagulation for management of PHN as they observed minimal relief of pain post operatively.