Multifunctional Silk Nerve Guides for Axon Outgrowth.

Tupaj, Marie.
2017-04-18T14:04:45.630Z

Abstract: Peripheral nerve regeneration is a critical issue as 2.8% of trauma patients present with this type of injury, estimating a total of 200,000 nerve repair procedures yearly in the United States. While the peripheral nervous system exhibits slow regeneration, at a rate of 0.5 mm - 9 mm/day following trauma, this regenerative ability is only possible under certain conditions. Clinical repai... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011557
ID: tufts:21032
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