Stimulation of denervated muscle promotes selective reinnervation, prevents synkinesis, and restores function.

TitleStimulation of denervated muscle promotes selective reinnervation, prevents synkinesis, and restores function.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsZealear DL, Mainthia R, Li Y, Kunibe I, Katada A, Billante C, Nomura K
JournalThe Laryngoscope
Date Published2013 Oct 6
Abstract

Previously, electrical stimulation of denervated canine laryngeal muscle was shown to promote reinnervation by native over foreign motoneurons. The goal of this study was to assess the effect of different stimulus paradigms on reinnervation quality and functional recovery.

DOI10.1371/journal.pone.0081420
Alternate JournalLaryngoscope