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, cilt.53, ss.1389-1395, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

Özet

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.