Peripheral Nerve Repair with Cultured Schwann Cells: Getting Closer to the Clinics

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Rodrigues, Maria Carolina O. ; Rodrigues, Antonio Antunes ; Glover, Loren E. ; Voltarelli, Julio ; Borlongan, Cesario V. (2012)
  • Publisher: The Scientific World Journal
  • Journal: The Scientific World Journal, volume 2,012 (issn: 2356-6140, eissn: 1537-744X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3373143, doi: 10.1100/2012/413091
  • Subject: Review Article | Science (General) | Q1-390 | Article Subject

Peripheral nerve injuries are a frequent and disabling condition, which affects 13 to 23 per 100.000 persons each year. Severe cases, with structural disruption of the nerve, are associated with poor functional recovery. The experimental treatment using nerve grafts to ... View more
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