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 Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.615-622
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


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.