A surgical procedure to relieve pressure exerted on the median nerve within the carpal tunnel causing carpal tunnel syndrome. Surgical release is performed via a small incision, using conventional surgery techniques or a fiber-optic scope (endoscopic carpal tunnel repair).
In radiation, an international unit of X-ray or gamma-ray radiation adjusted for the atomic makeup of the human body.
- REM sleep
REM sleep is the portion of sleep when there are rapid eye movements (REMs). Dreams occur during REM sleep. We typically have 3 to 5 periods of REM sleep per night. They occur at intervals of 1-2 hours and are quite variable in length. An episode of REM sleep may last 5 minutes or over […]
Something that consistently helps treat or cure a disease.
Disappearance of the signs and symptoms of cancer or other disease. A remission can be temporary or permanent.
- Remote telesurgery
A surgical procedure that is carried out from a great distance using computer and robotic technology.