Application of topical pharmacological agents at the site of peripheral nerve injury and methods used for evaluating the success of the regenerative process

@inproceedings{Mekaj2014ApplicationOT,
  title={Application of topical pharmacological agents at the site of peripheral nerve injury and methods used for evaluating the success of the regenerative process},
  author={Agon Y Mekaj and Arsim A. Morina and Cen I Bytyqi and Ymer H. Mekaj and Shkelzen B. Duci},
  booktitle={Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research},
  year={2014}
}
Traumatic injuries of the peripheral nerves are very common. Surgical repair of the damaged nerve is often complicated by scar tissue formation around the damaged nerve itself. The main objective of this study is to present the recent data from animal experimental studies where pharmacological topical agents are used at the site of peripheral nerve repair. Some of the most commonly topical agents used are tacrolimus (FK506), hyaluronic acid and its derivatives, and melatonin, whereas… CONTINUE READING
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