Tumor necrosis factor alpha and nucleus-pulposus-induced nerve root injury.

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STUDY DESIGN The effects of nucleus pulposus and various treatments to block tumor necrosis factor alpha activity were evaluated in an experimental set-up using immunohistochemistry and nerve conduction velocity recordings. OBJECTIVES To assess the presence of tumor necrosis factor alpha in pig nucleus pulposus cells, and to see if block of tumor necrosis… (More)

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@article{Olmarker1998TumorNF, title={Tumor necrosis factor alpha and nucleus-pulposus-induced nerve root injury.}, author={Kjell Olmarker and Karin C. Larsson}, journal={Spine}, year={1998}, volume={23 23}, pages={2538-44} }