Free autologous nerve grafting--comparison of suture materials.

@article{Edinger1986FreeAN,
  title={Free autologous nerve grafting--comparison of suture materials.},
  author={Derek Edinger and H. G. Luhr},
  journal={Journal of maxillofacial surgery},
  year={1986},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={227-30}
}
The inferior alveolar nerve was reconstructed by grafting the sural nerve in 16 rabbits. Suturing was performed using the non-absorbable suture material Ethilon and absorbable Vicryl. The postoperative results were evaluated by measuring the following parameters: electrical stimulus threshold, conduction velocity, area of myelin sheaths, area of nerve… CONTINUE READING