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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 573169, 6 pages
Intravenous Transplantation of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells to Enhance Peripheral Nerve Regeneration
1Department of Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Hannover Medical School, 30659 Hannover, Germany
2Department of Neurology and Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration Research, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
3Rehabilitation Research Center, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
Received 7 August 2013; Revised 7 October 2013; Accepted 7 October 2013
Academic Editor: Ji Wu
Copyright © 2013 Stella M. Matthes et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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