Tissue Engineering of the Peripheral Nerve: Biomaterials and Physical Therapy, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124200443
  • ISBN-13: 9780124200449
  • DDC: 612.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This issue of International Review of Neurobiology brings together cutting-edge research on tissue engineering of the peripheral nerve. It reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and builds a platform for further research and discovery.This volume covers the cutting-edge research on tissue engineering of the peripheral nerve.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Use of Chitosan-Based Scaffolds to Enhance Regeneration in the Nervous System.
2: Interfaces with the Peripheral Nerve for the Control of Neuroprostheses.
3: The Use of Shock Waves in Peripheral Nerve Regeneration.
4: Phototherapy and Nerve Injury.
5: Electrical Stimulation for Promoting Peripheral Nerve Regeneration.
6: Role of Physical Exercise for Improving Posttraumatic Nerve Regeneration.
7: The Role of Timing in Nerve Reconstruction.
8: Future Perspectives in Nerve Repair and Regeneration.
Contents of Previous Volumes.