Identification of Risk Factors for Postoperative Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage and Comparison of Two Alternative Dural Augmentation Techniques in Posterior Fossa and Spinal Surgeries

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Eser M. T. , Hanalioglu Ş., Cetiner M. Z. , Dinc S., Peker H. O. , Sorar M., ...More

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.29, no.3, pp.377-385, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.24432-18.0
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.377-385
  • Keywords: Cerebrospinal fluid, Leakage, Dural sealant, Patch, Fibrin glue, FIBRIN SEALANT, PREVENTION, BIOGLUE(R)


AIM: To investigate comparative efficacy of a novel absorbable adhesive membrane (TissuePatchDural (TM) "TPD") and a fibrin glue (Tisseel "T") in reducing cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks after posterior fossa and spinal procedures, and also to identify potential risk factors for CSF leakage.