publication . Research . 2001

Influence of Electrical and Electromagnetic Stimulation on Nerve Regeneration in the Transected Mouse Sciatic Nerve : An Electron Microscopic Study

Ogata, Akiko; Matsumoto, Tomoko; Matsubara, Takako; Miki, Akinori;
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  • Published: 30 Nov 2001 Journal: Bulletin of health sciences Kobe, volume 17, pages 13-22 (issn: 1346-8707, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: 神戸大学医学部保健学科
Abstract
Influence of electrical and electromagnetic stimulation on nerve regeneration was electron microscopically examined in the transected mouse sciatic nerve. Two days after the transection, several thin regenerating axons (daughter axons) were observed between the myelin sheath and basal lamina of Schwann cells in the proximal stump. Growth cones of the daughter axons contained several small round vesicles and mitochondria, and the shaft of them, neurofilaments, neurotubules and profiles of smooth-surfaced endoplasmic reticulum. The electrical and electromagnetic stimulation was applied to the proximal stump 2 days after the transection. At 3 and 6 hours after the ...
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Medical Subject Headings: nervous systemsense organs
free text keywords: Electrical stimulation, Electromagnetic stimulation, Nerve regeneration, Mouse sciatic nerve, Electron microscopy
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