Jean Pierre Boutrand

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PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the biocompatibility, local tissue effects and performance of a synthetic long-term resorbable test mesh (TIGR(®) Matrix Surgical Mesh) compared to a non-resorbable polypropylene control mesh following implantation in a sheep model. METHODS Full-thickness abdominal wall defects were created in 14 sheep and(More)
OBJECT The authors investigated the effect of a collagen-based sealant, Gel Amidon Oxydé (GAO), in preventing the reformation of epidural scar adhesions in an adult rat model of laminectomy. METHODS Thirty-two adult Sprague-Dawley rats underwent a complete L5-6 laminectomy, after which the dura mater was exposed and the left adjacent L-4 and L-5 nerve(More)
OBJECT The authors investigated the effect of a collagen-based sealant, Gel Amidon Oxydé (GAO), in the prevention of epidural scar adhesions in an adult rat model of laminectomy. METHODS Seventy-two adult Sprague-Dawley rats underwent an L5-6 laminectomy, after which the dura mater and the left L-4 and L-5 nerve roots were exposed. In the 36 animals that(More)
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