Regenerative medicine for traumatic brain injury

Takao Yasuhara, Isao Date

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Recent advances in biotechnology moved forward regenerative medicine in the central nervous system forward with subsequent clinical application. Traumatic brain injury accounts for almost half of all accidental deaths of young people in Japan. Furthermore, many patients suffer from severe after effects if they survive with diminished livelihoods. In this manuscript entitled 'Regenerative medicine for traumatic brain injury', the pathophysiology of traumatic brain injury, recent medicine and basic/clinical research for traumatic brain injury are described along with future perspectives in this field.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)210-215
Number of pages6
JournalJapanese Journal of Neurosurgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010


  • Cell transplantation
  • Erythropoietin
  • Gene therapy
  • Neuroprotection
  • Traumatic brain injury

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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