Design and Characterization of a Silk Fibroin Sutureless Dural Repair System.

Flanagan, Kelly.
2017-04-24T15:09:54.014Z

Abstract: The dura mater, a fibrous membrane surrounding the brain and spinal column, acts as the final barrier to cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage. This membrane can be resected in neurosurgery or damaged by trauma. With the resulting dural defects comes the need for watertight dural closures to prevent CSF leakage and further complications. Current dural closure techniques include suturing, tis... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012165
ID: tufts:21903
To Cite: DCA Citation Guide