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Use of Fibrin Seal (Tisseel/Tissucol) in Peripheral Nerve Surgery: An Experimental Rat Model

  • J. Haase
  • H. Andreasen
  • E. Falk
  • F. Find Madsen
  • Stubbe Teglbjærg
Conference paper

Abstract

In an experimental situation with nerve grafting using rat ischiatic nerves, rat fibrin sealant was evaluated for glueing purposes. It was noted that the sealant provided a good medium for nerve sprouting, but was unable to provide sufficient fixation of the nerve ends and grafts. Sole use of fibrin sealant (Tisseel) cannot be advocated.

Key words

Peripheral nerve regeneration fibrin sealant 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Haase
  • H. Andreasen
  • E. Falk
  • F. Find Madsen
  • Stubbe Teglbjærg

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