nerve graft


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nerve graft

a nerve, or part of a nerve, used as a graft.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

nerve graft

The transplantation of a healthy nerve to replace a segment of a damaged nerve.
See also: graft
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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Vidal-sanz, "Selective innervation of retinorecipient brainstem nuclei by retinal ganglion cell axons regenerating through peripheral nerve grafts in adult rats," The Journal of Neuroscience, vol.
However harvesting nerve graft results in donor site morbidity and the amount of source is also limited (1).
Bertelli JA, Ghizoni MF: Brachial plexus avulsion injury repair with nerve transfer and nerve grafts directly implanted into the spinal cord yield partial recovery of shoulder and elbow movements.
Liu, "Construction of tissue engineered nerve grafts and their application in peripheral nerve regeneration," Progress in Neurobiology, vol.
Autogenic nerve graft segments were most frequently collected from the sulnar nerve of the lower extremity.
The gold standard of treatment for peripheral small nerve gaps is the autologous nerve graft, however this treatment is associated with a variety of clinical complications.
Avance Nerve Graft is processed and sterilised in America and then transported to the Hospital Innovations site in St Mellons, where they are stored in the company's Daihan Dual Compressor freezers.
To the best of our knowledge, currently there is no study that focuses on comparison between use of nerve graft with conduit and isolated nerve graft.
Net proceeds from the offering are expected to be used by the company to expand product commercialisation and marketing efforts for its portfolio of peripheral nerve repair products (Avance Nerve Graft, AxoGuard Nerve Connector and AxoGuard Nerve Protector), to further develop its product pipeline and for general working capital purposes.
AxoGen's products offer a full suite of surgical nerve repair solutions including Avance Nerve Graft, the only off-the-shelf commercially available processed nerve allograft for bridging severed nerves without the comorbidities associated with a second surgical site, AxoGuard Nerve Connector, a porcine submucosa ExtraCellular Matrix (ECM) coaptation aid for tensionless repair of severed nerves, and AxoGuard Nerve Protector, a porcine submucosa ECM product used to wrap and protect injured peripheral nerves and reinforce the nerve reconstruction while preventing soft tissue attachments.
Comparisons of outcomes from repair of median nerve and ulnar nerve defect with nerve graft and tubulization: a meta-analysis.