Nerve transfer surgery has been implicated as a safe and effective addition to surgical techniques for upper limb reanimation in tetraplegia.
Browsing: nerve damage
Both lithium and rapamycin could prevent the secondary nerve cell damage caused by the overproduction of glutamate after a traumatic brain injury.
Researchers have demonstrated a novel role for a protein, termed Merlin, in controlling the plasticity of Schwann cells after PNS injury.
Research demonstrates both neuroinflammation and neuronal damage in rodents, as well as associated deficits in learning and memory.
The waste product of glucose metabolism, lactate, may be associated with neuron protection following brain trauma.
Diffusion tensor imaging highlights brain damage in individuals with high blood pressure.
A Wichita State University (KS, USA) scientist is researching the use of electrical signals to improve the migration of repair cells towards the site of spinal cord injury, for improved nerve regeneration.