nerve fiber

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Synonyms for nerve fiber

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They sought to determine whether SIV infection leads to decreases in corneal nerve fiber density, and whether corneal nerve fiber density correlates with epidermal nerve fiber length counts, thereby setting the stage for follow-up investigation using corneal confocal microscopy.
Based on knowledge of the molecular structure of myelin, the Nottingham physicists devised a new model in which the nerve fibers are represented as long thin hollow tubes with special (anisotropic) magnetic properties.
Their results show that lipoic acid blocks migration of immune cells into the brain, and reduces damage to both myelin and nerve fibers.
24 kHz tone burst while the upper panel shows the response of an auditory nerve fiber to repeated presentations of that stimulus.
Nerve conduction studies are time-consuming and only measure the function of large nerve fibers.
Structural neuropathy: This stage involves the loss of structural change in nerve fibers.
Nerve fiber damage contributes to the progression of disability in MS.
Significant numbers, but not all, of the nerve fibers within the cut spinal
In order to make functional connections with the nerve circuits beyond the bridge, the growing nerve fibers must leave the supportive bridge and grow into the "hostile" spinal cord environment.
announced today the results of a study measuring epidermal nerve fiber density (ENFD) in patients with Diabetic Neuropathy (DN).
Recently, several studies have examined fibromyalgia patients for small fiber neuropathy using a skin biopsy test to determine Epidermal Nerve Fiber Density (ENFD).
Take the new Collaborative MS Research Center being launched by Dennis Bourdette, MD (Oregon Health Sciences University), which pursues a novel direction in MS research--the role of mitochondria mitochondria in nerve fiber damage.
In the present study, ZDF rats displayed peripheral nerve oxidative stress and diabetic peripheral neuropathy symptoms such as nerve conduction velocity deficit, small sensory fiber dysfunction, and intraepidermal nerve fiber loss.
com),a leader in neuropathology laboratory services, has established normative values for two upper limb body sites that can now be used to evaluate 3mm punch skin biopsy specimens for Epidermal Nerve Fiber Density (ENFD) and Sweat Gland Nerve Fiber Density (SGNFD).