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Comparison of Outcomes From Processed Nerve Allograft, Hollow Tube Conduits, and Autograft in Peripheral Nerve Repair

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      Outcomes from nerve gap repair can be dependent upon the material used to restore the discontinuity. To examine these differences we added contemporary control cohorts to a national nerve registry. Based on scientific evidence and historical controls, we hypothesized that processed nerve allografts would perform similar to nerve autograft and significantly better than tube conduit.
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