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.
This volume covers the cutting-edge research on tissue engineering of the peripheral nerve
Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists
Table of Contents
Chapter One. The Use of Chitosan-Based Scaffolds to Enhance Regeneration in the Nervous System
2 In Vitro Evidence: Chitosan Properties, Biocompatibility, and Surface Modification
3 Chitosan for Central Nervous System Repair
4 Chitosan for Peripheral Nervous System Repair
Chapter Two. Interfaces with the Peripheral Nerve for the Control of Neuroprostheses
1 General Introduction
2 Structure and Function of the Peripheral Nerves
3 Types of Nerve Electrodes: An Overview
4 Biomedical Applications of Nerve Interfaces
Chapter Three. The Use of Shock Waves in Peripheral Nerve Regeneration: New Perspectives?
2 Features of Peripheral Nerve Regeneration in Rodents and Humans: How to Speed Up Slow Regeneration?
3 Presumed Biological Effects of ESWT
4 Effects of ESWT on Peripheral Nerves
Chapter Four. Phototherapy and Nerve Injury: Focus on Muscle Response