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OBJECTIVE Lumbar disc herniation (LDH) recurrence necessitating reoperation can pose problems following spinal surgery, with an overall reported incidence of approximately (3-13%). The purpose of this study is to identify the rate of recurrent disc herniation, to discuss the radiologic indications for herniotomy and to analyze clinical outcomes compared(More)
The permeability of the round window membrane (RWM) was studied by using horseradish peroxidase (HRP) in the different stages of otitis media developed in guinea pigs, and it was compared with normal RWM under transmission electron microscopic examination. The experimental model of otitis media was developed by inoculation of a Pseudomonas aeruginosa(More)
OBJECTIVE A common cause of failure in laminectomy surgery is when epidural, peridural, or perineural adhesion occurs postoperatively. The purpose of this study is to examine the efficacy of a temperature-sensitive, anti-adhesive agent (TSAA agent), Guardix-SG®, as a mechanical barrier for the prevention or reduction of peridural scar adhesion in a rabbit(More)
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