Nerve allotransplantation as it pertains to composite tissue transplantation.

@article{Moore2009NerveAA,
  title={Nerve allotransplantation as it pertains to composite tissue transplantation.},
  author={Amy Marie Moore and Wilson Z Ray and Kristofer E. Chenard and Thomas R Tung and Susan E. Mackinnon},
  journal={Hand},
  year={2009},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={239-44}
}
Nerve allografts provide a temporary scaffold for host nerve regeneration and allow for the repair of significant segmental nerve injuries. From rodent, large animal, and nonhuman primate studies, as well as clinical experience, nerve allografts, with the use of immunosuppression, have the capacity to provide equal regeneration and function to that of an autograft. In contrast to solid organ transplantation and composite tissue transfers, nerve allograft transplantation requires only temporary… CONTINUE READING

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