Nerve fiber ingrowth into scar tissue formed following nucleus pulposus extrusion in the rabbit anular-puncture disc degeneration model: effects of depth of puncture.

@article{Aoki2006NerveFI,
  title={Nerve fiber ingrowth into scar tissue formed following nucleus pulposus extrusion in the rabbit anular-puncture disc degeneration model: effects of depth of puncture.},
  author={Yasuchika Aoki and Koji Akeda and Howard S. An and Carol Muehleman and Kazuhisa Takahashi and Hideshige Moriya and Koichi Masuda},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 21},
  pages={E774-80}
}
STUDY DESIGN In vivo histologic study of nerve ingrowth in the rabbit anular-puncture disc degeneration model. OBJECTIVE To examine innervation of intervertebral discs and surrounding tissues in the rabbit anular-puncture model with various magnitudes of injury. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA A rabbit anular-puncture model of disc degeneration was recently established. However, to our knowledge, the neuropathologic changes in the degenerated disc and surrounding tissues in this model have not… CONTINUE READING