A Novel and Versatile Adjuvant Biologic Therapy in the Management of Neuropathies

  • Sánchez M. 
  • Anitua E. 
  • Delgado D. 
  • Garate A. 
  • Bilbao AM. 
  • Sánchez P. 
  • Padilla S. 
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Summary

In mammals, axons of injured peripheral nerves (PNI) can and do regenerate, but often the functional recovery is incomplete or suboptimal. In recent years in vivo tissue engineering approaches through molecular intervention and scaffolding are offering promising outcomes.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sánchez M. 
    • 1
  • Anitua E. 
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  • Delgado D. 
    • 2
  • Garate A. 
    • 2
  • Bilbao AM. 
    • 1
  • Sánchez P. 
    • 2
  • Padilla S. 
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Arthroscopic Surgery Unit (UCA). Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. Hospital Vithas San JoseVitoria-GasteizSpain
  2. 2.Advanced Biological Therapy UnitHospital Vithas San JoseVitoria-GasteizSpain
  3. 3.Biotechnology Institute (BTI).Vitoria-GasteizSpain
  4. 4.Eduardo Anitua Foundation for Biomedical ResearchVitoria-GasteizSpain
  5. 5.University Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Oral Implantology (UIRMI) from the University of Basque Country (UPV/EHU)VizcayaSpain

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