ventral root

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Synonyms for ventral root

one of two the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes ventrally from the spinal cord and that consists of motor fibers

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* Anterior roots revealed a statistically significant higher percentage (OR=2.5) of acceptable root canal fillings than molar roots (95% CI: 1.5-4.3; p<0.001).
We propose the use of sacral anterior root stimulator (SARS) implants to prevent ischial pressure ulcers in the spinal cord injury (SCI) population.
Show that similar effects are possible with sacral electrical stimulation via a sacral anterior root stimulator (SARS) implant in people with SCI (SARS implants are currently used for bladder emptying).
Sacral Electrical Stimulation via Sacral Anterior Root Stimulator Implant
Finally, concerning the type of the root, significant differences in the outcomes between molar roots (60.8%) and the other two root categories (84.7% for anterior roots: p=0.015 and 79.6% for premolar roots: p=0.011) observed in this survey have also been reported in previous studies (13, 14), indicating that endodontic treatment in molars is more challenging due to the complexity of their root canal morphology and its possible variations.