Histologic changes in continuous, long-term electrical stimulation of a peripheral nerve.

@article{Hershberg1967HistologicCI,
  title={Histologic changes in continuous, long-term electrical stimulation of a peripheral nerve.},
  author={P. Hershberg and D. Sohn and G. Agrawal and A. Kantrowitz},
  journal={IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering},
  year={1967},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={
          109-14
        }
}
The chronic stimulation of peripheral nerves has, in the past, usually been of an intermittent or relatively short-term nature. Histologic changes which have taken place have been attributed to the trauma caused by mechanical factors and/or the effects of electrical charges. Investigators, speculating on the effects of electro-stimulation, have designed electrodes specifically to minimize tissue damage. The purpose of the present investigation is to determine which pathologic alterations, if… Expand
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