peripheral neuropathy

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peripheral neuropathy

n.
Neuropathy resulting from damage to the peripheral nervous system and characterized by symptoms such as numbness, burning, muscle weakness, and organ dysfunction. Peripheral neuropathy can be caused by physical trauma, a systemic disorder such as diabetes mellitus or peripheral vascular disease, or an autoimmune disorder.
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Regenacy Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company regenerating biological function by protein acetylation for the treatment of diabetic and other peripheral neuropathies and other chronic conditions.
Quick DASH score is an effective measurement tool for disability analysis in cases of peripheral neuropathies. Authors have empirically graded the quick DASH score as mild, moderate and severe depending on their values and it correlated well with the pathologies of neuropathies which are classified as neuropraxia, axonotmesis and neurotmesis.
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke will provide four years of funding, totaling $1,219,140, to The Jackson Laboratory to develop mouse models for inherited peripheral neuropathies and neurodegenerative diseases including Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT).
[3] Authors studied the specificity of a new F Wave parameter, the ratio of motor nerve conduction velocity to F-wave conduction velocity (M/F ratio), in diagnosing diabetic neuropathy to the exclusion of other peripheral neuropathies.
NP-1 is a topical analgesic cream of two approved drugs, amitriptyline and ketamine, for long-term relief from the pain of peripheral neuropathies.
(NRI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on treatments for peripheral neuropathies, has announced that its request for orphan drug designation of 4-Aminopyridine has been granted for treatment of chronic functional motor and sensory deficits resulting from Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS).
Focal peripheral neuropathies are frequently encountered in clinical practice, so Russell (neurosurgery, New York U.) was surprised to discover that they were few books available providing instruction on how to examine patients with such problems.
The Post is beginning to research the physiology and treatment of peripheral neuropathies. There is much interest in a theory that bacteria might be causing deterioration of myelin sheaths that cover the nerves.
Distal symmetric sensorimotor polyneuropathy is the most common of all diabetic peripheral neuropathies, affecting 16%-50% of all patients with diabetes.
Regenacy Pharmaceuticals, LLC is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company regenerating biological function by protein acetylation for the treatment of diabetic and other peripheral neuropathies and other chronic conditions.
Peripheral neuropathies are common in HIV infection complicating all stages of HIV disease and cause considerable morbidity and disability in HIV infected individuals and AIDS patients.
It is currently in development for the relief of pain from various peripheral neuropathies.

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