Bilateral subdural haematomata and lumbar pseudomeningocele due to a chronic leakage of liquor cerebrospinalis after a lumbar discectomy with the application of ADCON-L gel.

@article{Kuhn2005BilateralSH,
  title={Bilateral subdural haematomata and lumbar pseudomeningocele due to a chronic leakage of liquor cerebrospinalis after a lumbar discectomy with the application of ADCON-L gel.},
  author={John R. Kuhn and Bjorn Hofmann and Hans Otto Knitelius and Heinz Hubert Coenen and Heiko Bewermeyer},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={76 7},
  pages={1031-3}
}
The anti-adhesion gel ADCON-L has been available since the end of the 1990s. During disc surgery it can be applied to the spinal nerve roots and the dura mater spinalis in order to inhibit fibroblast migration and thus avoid postoperative adhesions or excessive keloids, respectively. Due to the way ADCON-L works, inadvertent, intraoperational dural lesions may stay open much longer than usual because ADCON-L inhibits the natural healing process. Possible consequences are a chronic leakage of… CONTINUE READING

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