An experimental study on prevention of postlaminectomy scar formation by the use of new materials.

@article{Mikawa1986AnES,
  title={An experimental study on prevention of postlaminectomy scar formation by the use of new materials.},
  author={Yoshihiro Mikawa and H Hamagami and Jitsuhiko Shikata and Shizuka Higashi and Takao Yamamuro and Suong Hyu Hyon and Yoshito Ikada},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1986},
  volume={11 8},
  pages={843-6}
}
An experimental study was performed to investigate the prevention of scar formation after lumbar laminectomy, using Elastase and the new polylactic acid (PLA) membrane containing Elastase. The experimental animals consisted of four groups: control group, E group (using intravenous administration of Elastase), P group (covering the laminectomy defect with… CONTINUE READING