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Synonyms for decompression

restoring compressed information to its normal form for use or display

relieving pressure (especially bringing a compressed person gradually back to atmospheric pressure)

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Rattlesnake bites and surgical decompression: Results using a laboratory model.
Keywords: Lumbar vertebrae, Spinal stenosis, Laminotomy, Laminectomy, Surgical decompression, Magnetic resonance imaging.
All patients taken into consideration for surgery underwent surgical decompression with a total of 32 procedures in 32 patients.
Background: Surgical decompression of the ulnar nerve is effective for cubital tunnel syndrome.
In addition, surgical decompression appeared to offer no benefit over arthroscopy only.
On multivariable regression, the number of levels fused predicted selection for MIS procedure (OR 0.6079009 [0.4340611, 0.8513629], p = 0.004), and there was a trend toward significance for selection for MIS among patients undergoing a posterior approach (OR 3.43426 [0.8365153, 14.09913], p = 0.087) and not requiring surgical decompression (OR 0.1319887 [0.0147237, 1.183196], p = 0.070) (see Table 3).
The patient underwent surgical decompression of the airway (Figure 3), protection tracheotomy, and gastrostomy for nutritional intake.
Considering the recent-onset neurological deficit, the patient was advised surgical decompression and excision biopsy at the earliest.
It is understood that not all patients with stone disease require urgent intervention [5]; however, patients presenting with a urinary tract infection (UTI) in the setting of ureteral stone obstruction require urgent surgical decompression in order to avoid serious complication, including mortality [6].
Classic treatment involves surgical decompression with an immediate fasciotomy considered essential to prevent disability and loss of the extremity [4].
Ayoub, "Displaced spinopelvic dissociation with sacral cauda equina syndrome: Outcome of surgical decompression with a preliminary management algorithm," European Spine Journal, vol.
Persistent sciatica induced by quadratus femoris muscle tear and treated by surgical decompression: a case report.
The initial treatment of choice is surgical decompression by laminectomy, debridement of the paravertebral lesions and removal of the entire cysts.
Sensory testing in patients with hemodialysis-associated carpal tunnel syndrome submitted to surgical decompression. Ann Plast Surg, 2014; 72: 685-688.
It has been reported that persistent hyperesthesia due to trauma-induced infraorbital nerve compression cases were successfully treated by means of surgical decompression operations, despite a possible need for a second operation.