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Tissue Engineering of the Peripheral Nerve: Biomaterials and Physical Therapy

This issue of International Review of Neurobiology brings together cutting-edge research on tissue engineering of the peripheral nerve. It reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and builds a platform for further research and discovery.

Audience
Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists

Hardbound, 240 Pages

Published: October 2013

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-420045-6

Contents

    1. The Use of Chitosan-Based Scaffold to Enhance Regeneration in the Nervous System
      S. Gnavi, C.Barwig, T. Freier, K. Haarstert-Talini, C. Grothe and S. Geuna

    2. Interfaces with the Peripheral Nerve for the Control of Neuroprostheses
      Jaume del Valle and Xavier Navarro

    3. The Use of Shock Waves in Peripheral Nerve Regeneration: New Perspectives?
      Thomas Hausner and Antal Nógrádi

    4. Phototherapy and Nerve Injury: Focus on Muscle Response
      Shimon Rochkind, Stefano Geuna and Asher Shainberg

    5. Electrical Stimulation for Promoting Peripheral Nerve Regeneration
      Kirsten Haastert-Talini and Claudia Grothe

    6. Role of Physical Exercise for Improving Posttraumatic Nerve Regeneration
      Paulo A.S. Armada-da-Silva, Cátia Pereira, Sandra Amado and António Prieto Veloso

    7. The Role of Timing in Nerve Reconstruction
      Lars B. Dahlin

    8. Future Perspectives in Nerve Repair and Regeneration
      P. Tos, G. Ronchi, S. Geuna and B. Battiston

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