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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The subsegments of the internal neurostimulation and neuromodulation product segment are spinal cord stimulation, deep brain stimulation, sacral nerve stimulation, vagus nerve stimulation, and gastric electrical stimulation.
In terms of applications, the industry is bifurcated primarily into sacral nerve stimulation, deep brain stimulation and vague nerve stimulation, among others.
The TYRX Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope is FDA-cleared for use with CIEDs (pacemakers, implantable cardioverter-defibrillators, and cardiac resynchronization therapy devices), and INS systems (deep brain stimulators, sacral nerve stimulators, spinal cord stimulators and vagus nerve stimulators), and has received CE Mark for use with CIEDs.
Sacral nerve stimulation may also be available to the interested candidate.
The 40% complete continence response is 1) similar to that observed with the sacral nerve stimulation trial that resulted in Food and Drug Administration approval in the absence of a double-blind, controlled trial (Ann.
A combination of degenerative disc bulging and bony joint enlargement compresses an existing spinal nerve root, usually the lowest lumbar or the first sacral nerve.
They cover anatomical aspects, neuroanatomy, evaluation of the patient, imaging, medical management, surgery, slings, long-term outcomes, mesh, voiding dysfunction and retention after surgery, complications, bulking agents, botulinum toxin injection therapy, sacral nerve stimulation, and the use of an artificial urinary sphincter.
elvic neuromodulation with sacral nerve stimulation (SNS) delivers mild electric current to a region of the spine near the small of the back, and has been FDA approved since 1999 to treat symptoms of a number of lower urinary tract disorders.
Cauda equina syndrome is caused by lumbar disc protrusion, and 1-15% of patients present with abnormal bladder function secondary to impingement of sacral nerve roots.
He explained that the device, which has a lifespan of between five-eight years, is implanted through a procedure known as the sacral nerve stimulation - a minimally invasive procedure to treat urge incontinence, overactive bladder, urinary retention or interstitial cystitis.
Permanent sacral nerve stimulation (SNS) can eliminate the often embarrassing and inconvenient symptoms of urinary incontinence.
An overview of techniques is followed by several chapters that include neuropathic foot pain and sacral nerve root stimulation.