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.
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