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Sympathectomy

Known as: Denervations, Sympathetic, Sympathetic Denervations, surgical sympathectomy 
The removal or interruption of some part of the sympathetic nervous system for therapeutic or research purposes.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
OBJECTIVES The PAREPET (Prediction of ARrhythmic Events with Positron Emission Tomography) study sought to test the hypothesis… Expand
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Percutaneous renal sympathetic denervation by radiofrequency energy has been reported to reduce blood pressure (BP) by the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Leptin (encoded by Lep) controls body weight by regulating food intake and fuel partitioning. Obesity is characterized by leptin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Thoracic sympathectomy is indicated to treat primary hyperhidrosis. The objective is to analyze the results and… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Orthostatic hypotension is common in Parkinson disease (1). Although earlier studies implicated L-dopa treatment as the cause (2… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
&NA; Previous studies by our laboratory established a rat model of neuropathic pain which displayed long‐lasting heat… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
In a previous study, structural myocardial damage was found to occur in 60% of baboons after brain death had been induced by a… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The rat sciatic nerve originates from the spinal segments L4–L6. It is unifascicular at the trochanter; 5–7 mm distally, the… Expand
Review
1985
Review
1985
Uptake of local anesthetics injected into the subarachnoid space determines which neuronal functions are affected during spinal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
The localization of the vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) has been studied with immunohistochemistry and… Expand
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