Citicoline improves functional recovery, promotes nerve regeneration, and reduces postoperative scarring after peripheral nerve surgery in rats


Ozay R., BEKAR A., KOCAELİ H., Karli N., Filiz G., Ulus I. H.

SURGICAL NEUROLOGY, vol.68, no.6, pp.615-622, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.surneu.2006.12.054
  • Journal Name: SURGICAL NEUROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.615-622
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Citicoline has been shown to have beneficial effects in a variety of CNS injury models. The aim of this study was to test the effects of citicoline on nerve regeneration and scarring in a rat model of peripheral nerve surgery.