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The present study represents our initial experience with this newer technique of the autonomic nerve sparing laparoscopic ventral rectopexy for rectal prolapse repair.
1-3) Leprosy has been shown to affect almost all systems of the human body and abnormalities in function of autonomic nerves innervating various parts have been observed in several studies.
Functional MRI has identified active metabolism and increased perfusion in the hypothalamus [3], suggesting that SUNCT may be provoked by abnormal activity in the hypothalamus, in turn brought on after the activation of the trigeminocervical complex and other central nervous system autonomic nerves [5].
Anterolateral resection posterior to Denonvillers fascia might preserve the autonomic nerve better thus minimizing the risk for urogenital complications.
Gastrointestinal autonomic nerve tumour (GANT) is a rare mesenchymal neoplasm of the gastrointestinal tract arising from the neural plexus of the intestinal wall.
Cardiac autonomic nerve activity was evaluated by R-R interval fluctuation power spectrum analysis (PSA) using ECG.
The pelvic autonomic nerves, including the superior hypogastric nerves, the autonomic branches of S2-S4 autonomic branches, and the pelvic autonomic nerve plexus were identified and preserved.
Study leader Dr Yohei Sagawa, from Akita University School of Medicine in Japan, said: "Although the first half of sleep after alcohol intake looks good on the EEG, the result of the assessment regarding the autonomic nerve system shows that drinking leads to insomnia rather than good sleep.
Autonomic nerve dysfunction also affects local blood flow regulation by abnormally dilating the arteriovenous (AV) shunts (which are located in the soles, but not in the dorsum of the feet).
Autonomic nerve damage may be caused by a traumatic injury to the particular nerve, certain autoimmune diseases where your immune system attacks the nerves, abnormal protein buildup in your body organs, side effects of certain drugs and chronic illnesses like Parkinson's.
Okay, so the catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress to stimulate an autonomic nerve action can come in rather handy when you have suffered a heart attack because of a) horrific spread betting losses, b) your partner upping sticks and leaving you or c) a combination of both.

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