Lu, "Olfactory mucosa
: a rich source of cell therapy for central nervous system repair," Reviews in the Neurosciences, vol.
The choice of bulk olfactory mucosa
rather than purified olfactory ensheathing cells or stem cells as an autograft may lead to the development of a mass containing functional respiratory mucosal cells.
The fine structure of the olfactory mucosa
and nerve in teleost Carassius auratus L.
When sampling of the transplanted OECs in to the spinal cord needs to be removed for transplantation studies from olfactory mucosa
, it resulted in permanent damage to olfaction (smelling).
Loss of smell due to head trauma, toxic exposures or viral infections that damage the olfactory mucosa
may return over time, but if there is no improvement in six to 12 months, the condition is generally permanent.
ISOLATION OF OLFACTORY ENSHEATHING CELLS FROM OLFACTORY BULB AND OLFACTORY MUCOSA
Lima's study included seven patients who received the olfactory mucosa
transplants between July 2001 and March 2003.
Oral cavity, tongue, tonsils, epiglottis, pharynx, larynx and vocal cords, trachea and bronchial air conducting tubes, nasal cavity, olfactory mucosa
, and sinuses
In addressing the superior turbinate surgically, one must be cognizant not only of its anatomic relationships, but also its role in the distribution of olfactory mucosa
. The structure should be manipulated gently because an aggressive debridement might damage the olfactory mucosa
or disrupt the cribriform plate and cause a cerebrospinal fluid leak.
Carlos Lima, MD, Egas Moniz Hospital in Lisbon, Portugal, shares some insights on olfactory mucosa
Because nasally instilled material is readily aspirated into the lower respiratory tract in rodents, thus making olfactory mucosa
exposure less than optimal, we developed a simple method to maximize the dose to the olfactory mucosa
Cell dynamics in the olfactory mucosa
. Tissue Cell 5: 113-131.