neurolysis

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neurolysis

(njʊərˈɒlɪsɪs)
n
1. (Medicine) med the destruction of nerve tissue, usually caused by disease but also done surgically to treat spasticity or relieve pain
2. (Surgery) surgery the freeing of a nerve from inflammatory adhesions (such as scar tissue) via surgery or other methods
Translations

neu·rol·y·sis

n. neurólisis.
1. proceso de librar un nervio de anejos inflamatorios;
2. destrucción de tejido nervioso.
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Normally neurolytic procedures using phenol are performed for advanced cancer pain.
Patients were excluded if they had received previous neurolytic celiac plexus block or other neurolytic blocks that could affect pain relief or had implanted epidural or intrathecal analgesic therapy.
Comparison of epidural butamben to coeliac plexus neurolytic block for the treatment of the pain of pancreatic cancer.
2 Retrobulbar injections of neurolytic agents are a simple and effective method to control pain.
The only option left of was intrathecal neurolytic block.
Neurolytic phenol blockade of the obturator nerve for severe adductor spasticity.
The results of celiac plexus block using a variety of neurolytic agents (e.
Therapy generally involves dietary manipulation, urothelial therapy such as intravesical heparin or oral pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS), and a tricyclic antidepressant for its neurolytic properties.
Sympathetic nerve blocks and neurolytic blocks have also been successfully used.