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Table 1 Success rates of regenerated nerves across the 15 mm gaps

From: Effects of endogenous inflammation signals elicited by nerve growth factor, interferon-γ, and interleukin-4 on peripheral nerve regeneration

GroupsBiological agent included in the silicone rubber tube
PBSNGFaIL-4bIFN-γ
Success rate (total numbers)4 (10)10 (10)8 (10)3 (10)
p valuec-0.00540.08490.8251
  1. aNo myelinated axons were seen in three rats though their nerve gaps had been reconnected
  2. bNo myelinated axons were seen in one rat though its nerve gap had been reconnected
  3. cAll p values were estimated by Fisher’s exact test and compared to the PBS group