• Addresses the peripheral, rather than central, nervous system - an area that is largely neglected in neuroscience • Includes summary paragraphs and suggested reading at the end of each chapter • Extensive illustrations, including a 32 page colour plate section, highlight key points raised
1. Introduction; 2. The intact peripheral nerve tree; 3. Injuries to peripheral nerves; 4. Addressing nerve regeneration; 5. Early regenerative events; 6. Consolidation and maturation of regeneration; 7. Regeneration and the vasa nervorum; 8. Delayed reinnervation; 9. Trophic factors and peripheral nerves; 10. The nerve microenvironment.