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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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
Abbreviations: ASCII = American Standard Code for Information Interchange, C = cervical, CI = confidence interval, FES = functional electrical stimulation, FMS = functional magnetic stimulation, Hb = hemoglobin, IHB = index of cutaneous hemoglobin, IOX = index of oxygenation, IT = ischial tuberosity, PU = pressure ulcer, S = sacral, SARS = sacral anterior root stimulator, SCI = spinal cord injury, SEM = standard error of mean, T = thoracic, TRS = tissue reflectance spectrometry.
Sacral anterior root stimulators for bladder control in paraplegia.
The first 500 patients with sacral anterior root stimulator implants: General description.