The effect of low-dose external beam radiation on extraneural scarring after peripheral nerve surgery in rats

Gorgulu A., Uzal C., Doganay L., Imer M., Eliuz K., Cobanoglu S.

NEUROSURGERY, vol.53, no.6, pp.1389-1395, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 53 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1227/01.neu.0000093827.05319.e5
  • Title of Journal : NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1389-1395


OBJECTIVE: Scar tissue is an inevitable result of peripheral nerve surgery. A variety of substances have been used to prevent epineurial scarring. In this study, the effect of low-dose radiation therapy on epineurial scarring was investigated.