Stereological Evaluation of Neuronal Plasticity in Rat Brainstem After Hypoglossal-Facial Anastomosis

  • W. F. Neiss
  • O. Guntinas-Lichius
  • A. Gunkel
  • D. N. Angelov
  • E. Stennert
Conference paper

Abstract

Using stereological methods for the estimation of neuronal cell number, neuronal packing density, and the volume of brain regions, we have investigated the quantitative structural changes that take place in the facial and hypoglossal nucleus of the rat brainstem following surgery of the peripheral nerves.

Keywords

Shrinkage Paraffin Peri 

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. F. Neiss
    • 1
    • 2
  • O. Guntinas-Lichius
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. Gunkel
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. N. Angelov
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. Stennert
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department I for AnatomyUniversity of CologneCologneGermany
  2. 2.Department of OtolaryngologyUniversity of CologneCologneGermany

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