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Surgical Decompression Summary

Description: A surgical operation for the relief of pressure in a body compartment or on a body part. (From Dorland, 28th ed)

Also Known As: Decompression, Surgical; Decompressions, Surgical; Surgical Decompressions

Networked: 1490 relevant articles (136 outcomes, 121 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Surgical Decompression is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 17 outcomes 7 studies in 93 results
  2. Spinal Cord Injuries (Spinal Cord Injury) : 9 outcomes 11 studies in 36 results
  3. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome : 7 outcomes 4 studies in 46 results
  4. Spinal Cord Diseases : 6 outcomes 8 studies in 58 results
  5. Spinal Cord Compression : 6 outcomes 6 studies in 50 results
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Drugs Related to Surgical Decompression

  1. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin)
  2. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)
  3. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)
  4. Methylprednisolone
  5. Glucose (Dextrose)
  6. Carbon Monoxide
  7. Amikacin (A.M.K)
  8. sildenafil (Viagra)
  9. barbituric acid (barbiturate)
  10. Steroids
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Therapies Related to Surgical Decompression

  1. Decompression
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Laminectomy
  4. Stents
  5. Debridement
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