Abstract| Volume 39, ISSUE 9, SUPPLEMENT , e12-e13, September 2014

Returning What is Lost: Schwann Cell Versus VEGF Addition to Acellular Nerve Allografts

N/A - Not a clinical study
      Acellular nerve allograft (ANA) processing removes Schwann cells (SCs) and vasculature which may contribute to reduced nerve regeneration in ANAs compared to autografts. Addition of SCs or vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) may improve the regenerative microenvironment and therefore, facilitate nerve regeneration.
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