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Stimulation of denervated muscle promotes selective reinnervation, prevents synkinesis, and restores function.
|Title||Stimulation of denervated muscle promotes selective reinnervation, prevents synkinesis, and restores function.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Zealear DL, Mainthia R, Li Y, Kunibe I, Katada A, Billante C, Nomura K|
|Date Published||2013 Oct 6|
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.