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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 121452, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/121452
Research Article

The Proximal Medial Sural Nerve Biopsy Model: A Standardised and Reproducible Baseline Clinical Model for the Translational Evaluation of Bioengineered Nerve Guides

1Department of Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Burn Centre, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Pauwelsstraße 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
2Department of Neurology, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University, 52074 Aachen, Germany
3Institute of Neuropathology, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, 52074 Aachen, Germany
4JARA, Translational Brain Medicine, 52074 Aachen, Germany
5Clinical Trial Center Aachen (CTC-A), Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, 52074 Aachen, Germany

Received 7 February 2014; Revised 13 April 2014; Accepted 14 April 2014; Published 2 June 2014

Academic Editor: Stefano Geuna

Copyright © 2014 Ahmet Bozkurt 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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