tubulization

tu·bu·li·za·tion

(tū'byū-li-zā'shŭn),
Enclosing the joined ends of a divided nerve, after neurorrhaphy, in a cylinder of paraffin or of some slowly absorbable material to keep the surrounding tissues from pushing in and preventing union.

tubulization

(too″bū-lī-zā′shŭn)
A method of repairing severed nerves in which the nerve ends are placed in a tube of absorbable material.

tu·bu·li·za·tion

(tū'byū-lī-zā'shŭn)
Enclosing the joined ends of a divided nerve, after neurorrhaphy, in a cylinder of paraffin or of some slowly absorbable material to keep surrounding tissues from intruding and thereby preventing union.
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Tubulization increases axonal outgrowth of rat sciatic nerve after crush injury.
Tissue adhesives, laser neurorrhaphy, tubulization, and trophic factors have been investigated in an attempt to improve neural regeneration.
It could be argued that tubulization of sural nerve grafts would inhibit ability to promote axon regeneration by causing the cells of the graft to become necrotic.
Tubulization has the advantage over nerve grafts in that it does not induce the migration of fibroblasts into the injury site where they inhibit axon in-growth.
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