Use of Spongostan (TM) for Prevention of Cranial Subdural Adhesions Following Craniotomy in an Experimental Rabbit Model

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Ozdol C., Alagoz F., Yildirim A. E., Korkmaz M., Daglioglu E., ATİLLA P., ...More

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.25, no.5, pp.707-711, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.10891-14.1
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.707-711
  • Keywords: Craniotomy, Rabbits, Spongostan (TM), Subdural fibrosis, Surgery, EPIDURAL FIBROSIS, DURA-MATER, SUBSTITUTES, REDUCTION, SEALANT, REPAIR
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


AIM: Spongostan (TM) is a sterile, water-insoluble, porcine gelatin absorbable sponge, which is widely used as a hemostatic material. The aim of this study is to test the anti-fibrotic capacity of Spongostan (TM), using a craniotomy model in an experimental rabbit model.