denervation

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de·ner·vate

 (dē-nŭr′vāt′)
tr.v. de·ner·vat·ed, de·ner·vat·ing, de·ner·vates
To deprive (an organ or body part) of a nerve supply, as by surgically removing or cutting a nerve or by blocking a nerve connection with drugs.

de′ner·va′tion n.

denervation

A surgical method of cutting or removing the nerve supply to an organ.
Translations

denervation

n denervación f
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In addition, the posterior midline ligaments, such as the supraspinous and interspinous ligaments lose their original attachments when the spinous processes are removed.3-5 The reported disadvantages of extensive resection of the posterior bone, posterior ligaments and muscular structures include increase in post-operative pain, peri-operative blood loss, length of stay (LOS) at hospital, and adverse consequences of iatrogenic injury, like denervation atrophy of PVMs, lower back pain, segmental malalignment, instability and the so-called failed back surgery syndrome.2-6 Therefore, various minimally invasive techniques for spinal surgery have been developed to achieve comparable surgical outcomes with less surgical morbidity.
We assumed that this is due to denervation atrophy secondary to the brainstem infarction, although it is an uncommon finding in acute cases, due to the fact that the subacute nature of presentation atrophy could be expected.
It can show increase in nerve diameter, destruction of the nerve-blood barrier, obliteration of the fat below a foramen, nerve enhancement, and denervation atrophy.