Immunological fate of Schwann cell-populated acellular basal lamina nerve allografts.

Acellular basal lamina allografts are known to exhibit reduced immunogenicity, but the extent of host axonal regeneration through such grafts is reduced in comparison to the cellular isografts. The present study was designed to determine both the ability of cultured Schwann cells to populate acellular allografts, and the effects of Schwann cells on… CONTINUE READING