Olfactory-Tissue Transplantation Study

June 2010
PN;Jun2010, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p35
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The article offers information on the study conducted by Carlos Lima and colleagues on the olfactory-tissue transplantation in patients with spinal cord injuries. The research reveals that transplantation is beneficial in people with chronic SCI when combined with postoperative rehabilitation. The study is published in a 2009 issue of the journal "Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair."


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