Xenogeneic pericardium as a dural substitute in reconstruction of suboccipital dura mater in children.

@article{Pazek1989XenogeneicPA,
  title={Xenogeneic pericardium as a dural substitute in reconstruction of suboccipital dura mater in children.},
  author={Jan Pař{\'i}zek and Pavel Měři{\vc}ka and Josef {\vS}pa{\vc}ek and Stanislav Něme{\vc}ek and Pavel Eli{\'a}{\vs} and Miroslav {\vS}ercl},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={70 6},
  pages={905-9}
}
A 5-year experience with the glutaraldehyde-stabilized freeze-dried radiation-sterilized calf pericardium used as a dural substitute is reported. The structure of pericardium xenograft is compared with other collagenous materials used for duraplasty (allogeneic fascia lata and dura mater) by light and electron microscopy. The special neurosurgical… CONTINUE READING