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  • n. The removal or blocking of a nerve connection to tissue, such as by surgical or chemical means


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denervate +‎ -ion


  • Laparoscopic renal denervation and nephropexy for autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease related pain in adolescents.

    Publications of the Urology Division

  • Another technique, known as facet joint denervation involves inactivating nerves in the joints that enable the spine to bend and twist, such as in the neck, by passing radio waves via needles inserted through the skin to heat the tissue at the tip of a joint.

    New Ways to Treat Pain

  • In writing the 1955 review on the "Pharmacology of vascular smooth muscle," I had become very interested in the mechanisms by which sympathetic postganglionic denervation and certain drugs like cocaine markedly potentiate the response of effector organs to epinephrine and norepinephrine, yet markedly reduce the response to the sympathomimetic tyramine.

    Robert F. Furchgott - Autobiography

  • Quinby in 1916 used the canine renal autograft model to study the effect of denervation on renal function (16).

    Joseph E. Murray - Nobel Lecture

  • Furthermore, Cannon31 by preliminary sensitizing of organs through denervation, or cocainization, made them so hypersensitive to the sympathicus substance that they reacted to its release in any organ.

    Otto Loewi - Nobel Lecture

  • The procedure is known as lateral branch denervation and ablates the afferent nociceptive nerves that originate in the sacroiliac joint and surrounding tissue.

  • We continue to keep details of our technology confidential for competitive reasons, but as we have previously stated, we view the renal denervation market as a major new growth opportunity for St. Jude Medical and of resource they robust development program to capture this opportunity.

  • You did pull your renal denervation program forward and you're now expecting to CE Mark by the end of 2012.

  • I'm curious if you have any updates on, for instance, TAVI, renal denervation, the combined FFR OCD products for the U.S. market?

  • And again, this -- our renal denervation program is like that proverbial duck, it looks calm in the surface with the feet pedaling furiously beneath the surface and that's exactly what we're doing with our renal denervation program.


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