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Using laparoscopy for neurolysis and decompression of somatic nerves affected by endometriosis is a "more accurate and effective treatment" for providing pain relief, Dr.
Probably, connection the central nervous system remains in the proximal section, and due to the existence of compensatory mechanisms, degenerative processes flow less intensively in the lipid phase of somatic nerves.
Problems with ejaculation due to interruption of sympathetic, parasympathetic and somatic nerves during the SCI.