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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 100--105

Use of animal models in peripheral nerve surgery and research

Chandan B Mohanty1, Dhananjaya I Bhat2, B Indira Devi2 
1 Department of Neurosurgery, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences and BJ Wadia Children's Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Neurosurgery, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Dhananjaya I Bhat
Department of Neurosurgery, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Hosur Road, Bengaluru - 560 029, Karnataka
India

Animal models are widely used in research of peripheral nerve injury and regeneration, since there are only minor differences in the anatomy of peripheral nerves and the physiology of nerve regeneration between the humans and animals. Animal models, especially rodents, are widely used for this purpose. This narrative review provides a brief overview of the role of animal models in peripheral nerve surgery and research.


How to cite this article:
Mohanty CB, Bhat DI, Devi B I. Use of animal models in peripheral nerve surgery and research.Neurol India 2019;67:100-105


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Mohanty CB, Bhat DI, Devi B I. Use of animal models in peripheral nerve surgery and research. Neurol India [serial online] 2019 [cited 2020 May 27 ];67:100-105
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