Can a Small Intestine Segment Be an Alternative Biological Conduit for Peripheral Nerve Regeneration?


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ARDA M. S. , KOÇMAN A. E. , ÖZKARA E., SÖZTUTAR E., ÖZATİK O. , KÖSE A. A. , ...More

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.34, no.3, pp.246-254, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/balkanmedj.2015.1601
  • Title of Journal : BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.246-254

Abstract

Background: Autologous nerve grafts are used to bridge peripheral nerve defects. Limited sources and donor site morbidity are the major problems with peripheral nerve grafts. Although various types of autologous grafts such as arteries, veins and muscles have been recommended, an ideal conduit has not yet been described.