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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010, Article ID 194984, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/194984
Research Article

Characteristics of Tetanic Force Produced by the Sternomastoid Muscle of the Rat

1Department of Research, Upper Airway Research Laboratory, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
2Department of Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY 10029, USA

Received 2 November 2009; Revised 9 February 2010; Accepted 4 March 2010

Academic Editor: Henk L. M. Granzier

Copyright © 2010 Stanislaw Sobotka and Liancai Mu. 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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  • Liancai Mu, Stanislaw Sobotka, and Hungxi Su, “Nerve-Muscle-Endplate Band Grafting: A New Technique for Muscle Reinnervation,” Neurosurgery, pp. 1, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Xiaolin Zhang, Liancai Mu, Hungxi Su, and Stanislaw Sobotka, “Locations of the Motor Endplate Band and Motoneurons Innervating the Sternomastoid Muscle in the Rat,” Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology, vol. 294, no. 2, pp. 295–304, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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  • Stanislaw Sobotka, and Liancai Mu, “Comparison of muscle force after immediate and delayed reinnervation using nerve-muscle-endplate band grafting,” Journal of Surgical Research, vol. 179, no. 1, pp. e117–e126, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Stanislaw Sobotka, and Liancai Mu, “Muscle Reinnervation with Nerve-Muscle-Endplate Band Grafting Technique: Correlation Between Force Recovery and Axonal Regeneration,” Journal of Surgical Research, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Liancai Mu, Stanislaw Sobotka, Jingming Chen, and Themba Nyirenda, “Nerve growth factor and basic fibroblast growth factor promote reinnervation by nerve−muscle−endplate grafting,” Muscle & Nerve, 2017. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Liancai Mu, Stanislaw Sobotka, Jingming Chen, and Themba Nyirenda, “Reinnervation of denervated muscle by implantation of nerve-muscle-endplate band graft to the native motor zone of the target muscle,” Brain and Behavior, pp. e00668, 2017. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Stanislaw Sobotka, Jingming Chen, Themba Nyirenda, and Liancai Mu, “Outcomes of Muscle Reinnervation with Direct Nerve Implantation into the Native Motor Zone of the Target Muscle,” Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 077–086, 2017. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Jingming Chen, Themba Nyirenda, Liancai Mu, and Stanislaw Sobotka, “Intraoperative 1-Hour Electrical Nerve Stimulation Enhances Outcomes of Nerve-Muscle-Endplate Band Grafting Technique for Muscle Reinnervation,” Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, vol. 33, no. 8, pp. 533–543, 2017. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar