sacral nerve

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Noun1.sacral nerve - any of five pairs of spinal nerves emerging from the sacral region of the spinal cordsacral nerve - any of five pairs of spinal nerves emerging from the sacral region of the spinal cord
nervus spinalis, spinal nerve - any of the 31 pairs of nerves emerging from each side of the spinal cord (each attached to the cord by two roots: ventral and dorsal)
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SCOPE AND FORMAT The report analyzes the global biomarker market into the following segments: * Product Market (spinal cord stimulator, deep brain stimulator, vagus nerve stimulator, sacral nerve stimulator, and gastric electrical stimulator ) * Application Market (Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, chronic heart failure, essential tremors, eye disorders, paralysis, obesity, and other medical conditions ) * Technology Market (minimally-invasive and non-invasive stimulation technology ) The market data consists of aggregate sales figures of all neurostimulation submarkets.
Sacral Nerve Stimulation (SNS), which is currently used mainly as a last resort in treating serious bladder or fecal incontinence.
The Major product segments analyzed are Spinal Cord Stimulators (SCS) {Radio Frequency (RF) System, Implantable Pulse Generator (IPG)}, Deep Brain Stimulators (DBS), Sacral Nerve Stimulators (SNS), and Vagus Nerve Stimulators (VNS).
Other treatments for urge UI include Botox[R] injections and "bladder pacemakers," in which a nerve stimulator is implanted under the skin of the buttock and sends electrical impulses via wires to the sacral nerve in the lower back.
Neurostimulation Devices Market(Device Type: Spinal Cord Stimulator, Deep Brain Stimulator, Sacral Nerve Stimulator, Vagus Nerve Stimulator & Gastric Electric Stimulators; Therapeutic Areas: Pain Management, Epilepsy, Essential Tremor, Urinary and Fecal Incontinence, Depression Dystonia, Gastroparesis, Parkinson's Disease & Others): Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Analysis, 2016-2024," the global neurostimulation devices market was valued at US$ 4,904.
Then last June a sacral nerve stimulator was fitted to help my bowel work.
Browse Neuromodulation Devices Market by Technology (Spinal Cord Stimulation Devices, Deep Brain Stimulation Devices, Sacral Nerve Stimulation Devices, Vagus Nerve Stimulation Devices, Gastric Electric Stimulation Devices) and Forecast 2017-2021 report at https://www.
Long-term results of a multicenter study on sacral nerve stimulation for treatment of urinary urge incontinence, urgency-frequency, and retention.
injectable bulking agents, radiofrequency ablation, sacral nerve stimulation).
Twenty-five patients had cervical, 16 lumbar, and 10 had sacral nerve involvement.
The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved the sacral nerve stimulator as a treatment for refractory urge incontinence in 1997 and for urinary frequency in 1999 (Price & Noblett, 2015).
In women with refractory OAB, available second-line treatments include neuromodulation by sacral nerve or posterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS).