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Does any one know of any recent break thru or studies on reconstruction of nerves in the base of the spine.?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: No breakthroughs but

There is a tremendous amount of basic research and actual clinical work concerning stem cell and gene therapy as well as further understanding of growth factors as well as the underlying changes or pathophysiology that occurs with nerve injury or damage with the thrust of research looking how to minimize this "damage" cellular environment while at the same time learning how to promote repair.

In brief: No breakthroughs but

There is a tremendous amount of basic research and actual clinical work concerning stem cell and gene therapy as well as further understanding of growth factors as well as the underlying changes or pathophysiology that occurs with nerve injury or damage with the thrust of research looking how to minimize this "damage" cellular environment while at the same time learning how to promote repair.
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