TITLE

Molecular Mechanisms to Improve Nerve Regeneration Following Damage to the Immature Peripheral Nervous System

AUTHOR(S)
Bannerman, Peter; James, Michelle A.
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jul2009 Supplement 4, Vol. 91-A, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the common type of nerve damage to a growing limb and the effective molecular techniques for nerve regeneration. The authors indicate that loss of limb innervations in the perinatal period results in reduced growth and development of bones as well as limb function. They stress that restoration of function to a limb with nerve injury depends on rapid, effective nerve regeneration.
ACCESSION #
43277661

 

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