Titanium mesh implantation--a method to stabilize the spine and protect the spinal cord following a multilevel laminectomy in the adult rat.

@article{Nieto2005TitaniumMI,
  title={Titanium mesh implantation--a method to stabilize the spine and protect the spinal cord following a multilevel laminectomy in the adult rat.},
  author={Jaime H Nieto and Thao Xuan Hoang and Elizabeth A. Warner and Brett T. Franchini and Ulf Westerlund and Leif A Havton},
  journal={Journal of neuroscience methods},
  year={2005},
  volume={147 1},
  pages={1-7}
}
The development of clinically relevant larger spinal cord injury models is in part limited by the possibility of a widened or multilevel laminectomy causing a spinal cord injury from an unstable spine or from compression of the spinal cord by adjacent soft tissues. In the adult rat, we have developed a method to protect the spinal cord and stabilize the… CONTINUE READING