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2020 Jun 01


Use of processed bovine pericard in peripheral nerve surgery.


Carolus A E, Katsigiannis S, Brenke C
Neurochirurgie. 2020 Jun 01.
PMID: 32497544.


Nerve damage often means a loss of the epi- and perineural sheaths, an adherence to the surrounding tissue and a loss of smooth movements. This leads to pain and functional deficits. Creating a gliding apparatus for damaged nerves is a possibility to restore physiological function and interrupt the vicious circle of pain.