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A multicentre, prospective, randomized, controlled study to evaluate the use of a fibrin sealant as an adjunct to sutured dural repair.

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Background. Obtaining intra-operative watertight closure of the dura is considered important in reducing post-operative cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a fibrin sealant as an adjunct to sutured dural repair to obtain intra-operative watertight closure in cranial neurosurgery. Methods. This randomized, controlled multicenter study compared a fibrin sealant (EVICEL(®) Fibrin Sealant [Human]) to sutured dural closure (Control). Subjects underwent suprate...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Journal:
British journal of neurosurgery
Pages:
1-7
Publication date:
2014-08-01
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EISSN:
1360-046X
ISSN:
0268-8697
Source identifiers:
480094
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:480094
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uuid:1b946569-9fb7-48d6-946c-ff9ae50ac3ba
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pubs:480094
Deposit date:
2014-09-18

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