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journal article 
Author(s):
Lohmeyer, JA; Essmann, E; Richerson, SJ; Hagel, C; Egana, JT; Condurache, A; Ganske, P; Schulz, K; Mailänder, P; Machens, HG 
Title:
Use of Erythropoietin as adjuvant therapy in nerve reconstruction. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Adjuvant therapies may improve the outcome after nerve reconstruction. We analyzed the influence of recombinant human Erythropoietin (rHuEpo), which has proven angiogenic and neuroprotective effects, on the quality of peripheral nerve regeneration. METHODS: Thirty two female Lewis rats underwent nerve reconstruction by means of tubulization (groups I and II) or autologous sciatic nerve grafting (groups III and IV). Groups I and III received daily subcutaneous rHuEpo injectio...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Langenbecks Arch Surg 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
393 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
317-23 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1435-2443 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Plastische Chirurgie und Handchirurgie