hypoglossal nerve


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supplies intrinsic muscles of the tongue and other tongue muscles

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The contents of the SMS are: anterior belly of the digastric muscle, superficial portion of the sub-mandibular gland, submandibular and submental lymph nodes, facial artery and vein, fat, and the inferior loop of the hypoglossal nerve.
93,94) To reduce these limitations and establish a more effective method, a method of electric stimulation of the hypoglossal nerve (cranial nerve responsible for innervating the genioglossus) is being implemented.
Zierz, "The forgotten condyle: delayed hypoglossal nerve palsy caused by fracture of the occipital condyle, " Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, vol.
La informacion registrada en la presente revision no sistematizada de la literatura se realizo mediante la busqueda de palabras clave en ingles y espanol: hypoglossal nerve, occipital condyle, tongue palsy, Babinski-Nageotte syndrome, Wallenberg syndrome, ColletSicard syndrome, hypoglossal nucleus, hypoglossal Schwannoma, a traves de los buscadores PubMed y Science Direct, en revistas especializadas de radiologia, neurociencia, neurologia, neurocirugia, cirugia estetica y reconstructiva.
THN Sleep Therapy stimulates the hypoglossal nerve increasing muscle tone of multiple tongue muscles and preventing the tongue from collapsing into the upper airway during sleep.
Physical examination confirmed a right hypoglossal nerve palsy but other cranial nerves were intact and there were no signs of myelopathy.
One of the newest treatments for OSA is hypoglossal nerve stimulation, in which a pacemaker-like device implanted in the upper right chest constantly monitors your breathing patterns while you sleep.
Postoperative transient hypoglossal nerve palsy was present in three (1%) patients, of whom two were diabetic and one non-diabetic (p=0.
A novel implantable electrical stimulation device stimulates the hypoglossal nerve, which activates the genioglossus muscle, thus moving the tongue forward to open the airway.
A few months back, the United States Food and Drug Administration granted premarket approval for an upper airway stimulation system that senses respiration, and delivers mild electrical stimulation to the hypoglossal nerve in order to increase muscle tone at the back of the tongue so it will not collapse and obstruct the airway.
Hypoglossal nerve monitoring, a potential application of intraoperative nerve monitoring in head and neck surgery.
An implantable device that stimulates the hypoglossal nerve during inspiration has been approved for a subgroup of adults with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea, the Food and Drug Administration has announced.
We tested our virtual instrument integrating rhythmic respiratory-related hypoglossal nerve activity.
The gland was then carefully incised out without causing any damage to external carotid and lingual arteries and veins respectively and hypoglossal nerve.