This paper discusses the effectiveness of repair procedures on the rat facial nerve using the current clinical surgical procedure of suturing nerve ends and a proposed technique utilizing splints made of collagen.
Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine
Regeneration; Collagen; Rats; Vestibulocochlear Nerve
Holstad, Beth A., "Regenerative capabilities of the rat seventh nerve using suture and collagen splint techniques: a comparative study" (1989). Independent Studies and Capstones. Paper 28. Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine.