Nerve regeneration across a vascularized pseudosheath and a sural nerve graft was compared in a primate model using histologic and electrophysiologic parameters for regeneration. At 12 months, regeneration was noted across both the vascularized pseudosheath and the sural nerve graft. Although histologic and electrophysiologic properties of the regenerated nerve were significantly different from the normal ulnar nerve, the quality of regeneration noted between experimental groups was similar.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)935-942
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1988


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