The effect of topical 5-fluorouracil application on epineural scar tissue in epineurectomized rat sciatic nerve


Cavus Ozkan M. , Tuncel B., ÖZGENEL G. Y.

MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.31, sa.1, ss.1-10, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5472/marumj.342046
  • Dergi Adı: MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1-10

Özet

Objective: This study investigated the effect of topical 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) application on the epineural scar tissue, which has a negative impact on the outcome after a peripheral nerve surgery, and whether the application of two doses of 5-FU would change the outcome.