Combining electrospinning and 3d printing for a new generation of nerve guides

      Purpose: Regeneration of nerves or nerve bundles is problematic mainly due to issues of nerves finding their target tissues. A very clear example of this is the lack of treatments for traumatic injury to the optic nerve, something that is associated with surgery or trauma to the skull. Nerve guides have been used to support this for the better part of the last century, unfortunately the clinical improvements in patients receiving this sort of treatment is poor.
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