An Experimental Comparison of the Effects of Propolis, Curcumin, and Methylprednisolone on Crush Injuries of the Sciatic Nerve


Yuce S., Gokce E. C. , Isikdemir A., KOÇ E. R. , Cemil D. B. , Gokce A., ...More

ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.74, no.6, pp.684-692, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 74 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/sap.0000000000000026
  • Journal Name: ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.684-692
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Propolis and curcumin have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory, and neuroprotective features. The goal of this study was to determine the effects of propolis and curcumin on nerve healing in rat sciatic nerve crush injuries and to compare these effects with results obtained using steroid treatment.