Neural Grafting: Repairing the Brain and Spinal Cord
Publisher: US Congress Office of Technology Assessment 1990
Number of pages: 193
This special report discusses the field of neural grafting into the brain and spinal cord to treat neurological disorders. It describes the technology of neural grafting, the neurological conditions that it may be used to treat, and the patient populations that are affected. Also, the legal and ethical issues raised by the development of neural grafting techniques are discussed.
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