artificial nerve graft

artificial nerve graft

[‚ärd·ə¦fish·əl ′nərv ‚graft]
(medicine)
Used to enhance peripheral nerve regeneration, a porous or resorbable tube containing matrix material that may lead axons to grow in the desired direction.
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A new artificial nerve graft containing rolled Schwann cell monolayers.
Engineering an artificial nerve graft for the repair of severe nerve injuries, Med Biol Eng Comput 2003:41:220-6.
13] With the development of regenerative medicine, the nerve tissue engineering has developed so rapidly that the abundant biological and artificial nerve grafts can sometimes even replace the autologous nerve transplantation for large nerve defects.
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