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Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy offers an update on few of the hottest topics of diagnose, treatment and rehabilitation of peripheral nerve injuries. The book is composed of five chapters, each addressing a different topic, ranging from an analysis of the heightened risk of peripheral nerve injury in todays modern societies and what this signifies for the need in taking decisive action to prevent an increase in the numbers of disabled people, to the description of surgical procedures in pediatric patients. The role of regenerative medicine, the development of novel rehabilitative strategies, and the importance of peripheral neuropathy in diabetes are additional topics covered in the book. By reading this book the reader will be offered a general overview of current research and clinical practice in peripheral neuropathys field.

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Peripheral NeuropathyEdited by Paulo Armada-Da-Silva

Published: May 28th 2014

DOI: 10.5772/57082

ISBN: 978-953-51-1451-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7207-9

Copyright year: 2014

Books open for chapter submissions

13280 Total Chapter Downloads

9 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

14 Dimensions Citations


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1. Mechanisms of Peripheral Nerve Injury – What to Treat, When to Treat

By James L. Henry


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2. Neural Differentiation of Stem Cells in Biodegradable Three- Dimensional Scaffolds – A Novel Strategy for Nerve Regeneration

By Haigang Gu, Zhilian Yue and Qi Zhang


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3. Activity-Based Strategies in the Rehabilitation of Peripheral Nerve Injuries

By Paulo A.S. Armada-da-Silva, C. Pereira, S. Amado, A. Luís and A.C. Maurício


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4. Surgical Management of Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy Secondary Deformities

By Rahul K. Nath and Chandra Somasundaram


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5. A Current Overview of Diabetic Neuropathy – Mechanisms, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

By Takashi Kawano


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