You can't stop hiccupping Uncontrollable hiccups lasting hours or days are very rare, and are usually caused by irritation of the phrenic
nerves that move your diaphragm up and down as you breathe.
The company said the remede System is a transvenous implantable neurostimulation system that stimulates the phrenic
nerve and engages the diaphragm to restore natural breathing during sleep in patients with central sleep apnea (CSA).
Although possible, it would appear that risk of diaphragm paralysis secondary to injury of the phrenic
nerve is indeed rare.
Abstracted data included the following: 1) type of study, study size, study design, use of CF catheter or CB, and follow-up; 2) age, gender, detailed information pertaining to AF, PAF and/or Per AF patient subgroups, if available; 3) AF recurrence within 12 months; 4) complications including embolic event, tamponade, esophageal injury and transient phrenic
nerve palsy, and 5) parameters related to safety, such as procedure duration and fluoroscopy duration.
To investigate the potential impact of topiramate on muscle contraction, phrenic
nerve-hemidiaphragm preparations were used as a neuromuscular junction model.
016] and intraoperative phrenic
nerve injury [odds ratio 7.
the internal thoracic artery, the right inferior phrenic
artery, and the omental artery) supplying the hepatic cystic lesions were also embolized using polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) particles (300–500-[micro]m; PVA foam embolization particles, PVA, Cook Incorporated, Bloomington, IN, USA), if necessary.
The inferior phrenic
artery arising from the coeliac trunk was observed more on left side, 12% (6/50) (figure-1).
The tumor was completely resected after providing information to the patient with regard to injuries of the subclavian artery, phrenic
nerve, or brachial plexus, and patient's informed consent form was obtained.
The dad-of-two broke two bones in his neck, and his phrenic
nerve was paralysed, leaving him paralysed from the neck down, unable even to breathe by himself.
A study led by UCLA researchers found that in people with breathing difficulties caused by phrenic
nerve injury, surgical reconstruction of the nerve can improve breathing and lead to an increase in regular physical activities.
Attain(TM) Perfoma(TM) MRI SureScan(TM) Quadripolar Leads, which include short bipolar spacing to reduce phrenic
nerve stimulation occurrence,5 steroid on all electrodes, and three shapes for varying patient anatomies.