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Peripheral Nerve Injuries Treatment: a Systematic Review

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Patients with peripheral nerve injuries, especially severe injury, often face poor nerve regeneration and incompletely functional recovery, even after surgical nerve repair. Current researches have extensively focused on the new approaches for the treatment of peripheral nerve injuries. This review summarizes treatments of peripheral nerve injures, from conventional suturing method, to conduit coaptation with stem cell and growth factor, and review the developments of research and clinical application of these therapies.

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Li, R., Liu, Z., Pan, Y. et al. Peripheral Nerve Injuries Treatment: a Systematic Review. Cell Biochem Biophys 68, 449–454 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12013-013-9742-1

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Keywords

  • Peripheral nerve injury
  • Suture
  • Conduit
  • Cell-based therapy