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Intercostal nerve transfer to lumbar nerve roots. Part II: Neuropathologic findings in the animal model.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  531618     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
These are the neuropathologic findings in dogs 8-11 months after a unilateral intercostal nerve transfer and anastomosis to a lumbar nerve root were performed. This is a follow-up study of a procedure that was initially carried out in the adult and infant human cadaver and subsequently in an animal model by Malik and Buhr, as reported in this issue of Spine. At the time of sacrifice, the animals in this study had lost the limp that they had postoperatively. The results demonstrate the viability of the intercostal nerve transfer and its anastomosis to the lumbar motor root. There was supplied by a lumbar nerve root that had been operated upon, but the basis of this was not definitely established.
Authors:
V E Sangalang; A J Buhr; H G Malik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Spine     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0362-2436     ISO Abbreviation:  Spine     Publication Date:    1979 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-04-25     Completed Date:  1980-04-25     Revised Date:  2009-07-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7610646     Medline TA:  Spine (Phila Pa 1976)     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  416-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Dogs
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Intercostal Nerves / pathology,  surgery*
Lumbosacral Plexus / surgery*
Models, Biological*
Nerve Degeneration
Nerve Regeneration*
Paraplegia / surgery
Spinal Nerve Roots / pathology
Thoracic Nerves / surgery*

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