Table 2

Histological findings for gels
n Perineural inflammation Confluent changes
Axonal degeneration Intraneural inflammation Myelin degeneration
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Aquasonic® 100
Gel 8 8 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Saline 8 8 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
PDI®
Gel 8 8 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Saline 8 7 (82.5%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
K-Y®
Gel 8 8 (100%) 1 (13%) 1 (13%) 1 (13%)
Saline 8 5 (63%) Possible 2 (25%) 1 (13%) 1 (13%) 1 (13%)

Belavy et al.

Belavy et al. BMC Anesthesiology 2013 13:18   doi:10.1186/1471-2253-13-18

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