The use of fibrin glue in repair of peripheral nerves.

  title={The use of fibrin glue in repair of peripheral nerves.},
  author={A. O. Narakas},
  journal={The Orthopedic clinics of North America},
  volume={19 1},
  • A. O. Narakas
  • Published 1988 in The Orthopedic clinics of North America
Gluing of nerves with histocompatible and resorbable materials offers a distinct advantage on suturing alone because results in clinical surgery are similar and often better. This method, when applied properly, allows a considerable gain of operative time, which we estimate to be 3-fold (ie, instead of taking 1 hour for grafting one nerve trunk, it takes 20 minutes). It does not represent a breakthrough in peripheral nerve surgery because it does not guarantee that each nerve fiber will be… CONTINUE READING


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