Prevention of Nerve Regeneration and Neuroma Formation by Caps of Synthetic Resin

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    Longitudinal section through the capped segment of a nerve showing the tapering which occurs in the enclosed portion. No swelling appears proximally and the regeneration of nerve fibers has been effectively prevented, c, cap; s, liquid-filled space. 1 year postoperative. Bodian impregnation, ×43.

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