Can the Babysitter Procedure Improve Nerve Regeneration and Denervated Muscle Atrophy in the Treatment of Peripheral Nerve Injury?


BACKGROUND The authors evaluated the long-term efficacy of the "babysitter" procedure in improving nerve regeneration and denervated muscle atrophy for peripheral nerve repair. METHODS Eighty Lewis rats were allocated equally into four groups. The peroneal nerves of all animals were divided. In group A, the peroneal nerve stumps were anchored into… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000002292