Nerve conduits for peripheral nerve surgery.

@article{Pabari2014NerveCF,
  title={Nerve conduits for peripheral nerve surgery.},
  author={Amit Pabari and Hawys Lloyd-Hughes and Alexander M. Seifalian and Ash Mosahebi},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={133 6},
  pages={1420-30}
}
Autologous nerve grafts are the current criterion standard for repair of peripheral nerve injuries when the transected nerve ends are not amenable to primary end-to-end tensionless neurorrhaphy. However, donor-site morbidities such as neuroma formation and permanent loss of function have led to tremendous interest in developing an alternative to this technique. Artificial nerve conduits have therefore emerged as an alternative to autologous nerve grafting for the repair of short peripheral… CONTINUE READING
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