[Protective effect of olfactory ensheathing cells in combination with intrathecal injection of vascular endothelial growth factor on injured spinal cord in rats].

[Protective effect of olfactory ensheathing cells in combination with intrathecal injection of vascular endothelial growth factor on injured spinal cord in rats].

Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2011 Jun;25(6):699-704

Authors: Liu X, Sun J, Cui X, Jiang Z, Wang G

To investigate the synergistic effect of a combination of grafted olfactory ensheathing cells (OECs) from the olfactory bulbs and intrathecal injection of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) on repairing spinal cord injury, and to explore the neuroprotection on both neurons and nerve fibers.

PMID: 21735784 [PubMed – in process]