Effects of Phenytoin Sodium on Dura Mater Healing in a Rat Model of CSF Leakage


Ergun E., KURT G., Tonge M., AYTAR M. H., Tas M., Baykaner K., ...More

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.21, no.4, pp.471-476, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.4165-11.2
  • Journal Name: TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.471-476
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

AIM: Cerebro-spinal fluid (CSF) leakage caused by defects on the dura mater after trauma or some neurosurgical interventions is an important issue. In this study, we investigated the effects of local and systemic use of phenytoin sodium on dural healing.