Combination of microsurgery and gene therapy for spinal dorsal root injury repair.

Abstract

Brachial plexus injury is frequent after traffic accident in adults or shoulder dystocia in newborns. Whereas surgery can restore arm movements, therapeutic options are missing for sensory defects. Dorsal root (DR) ganglion neurons convey sensory information to the central nervous system (CNS) through a peripheral and a central axon. Central axons severed… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/mt.2009.23

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