Doxorubicin for prevention of epineurial fibrosis in a rat sciatic nerve model: outcome based on gross postsurgical, histopathological, and ultrastructural findings Laboratory investigation


Albayrak B. S. , İSMAİLOĞLU Ö. , Ilbay K., Yaka U., TANRIÖVER G., Gorgulu A., ...More

JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-SPINE, vol.12, no.3, pp.327-333, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.3171/2009.9.spine09407
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-SPINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.327-333

Abstract

Object. Epineural fibrosis may complicate peripheral nerve surgeries and currently is considered as one of the main factors responsible for failed surgeries. The authors investigated the postoperative antiscarring effects of topically applied doxorubicin (DXR) on rat sciatic nerves.