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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Surgical procedure in which spinal nerve roots are cut.

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  • A rhizotomy and baclofen pump program for children with cerebral palsy or other conditions associated with spasticity is available for evaluation, surgery and...
  • Percutaneous glycerol rhizotomy (PGR) - also called glycerol injection.
  • Sacral rhizotomy: a salvage procedure in a patient with autonomic dysreflexia
  • Roland underwent her first procedure for TN, called balloon compression rhizotomy, in for more
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