duraplasty

du·ra·plas·ty

(dū'ră-plas-tē),
A reconstructive operation on the open dura mater that involves a primary closure or secondary closure with another soft tissue material (for example, muscle, fascia, allograft dura).
[dura (mater) + G. plastos, formed]

duraplasty

(dū″ră-plăs′tē) [″ + Gr. plassein, to form]
Plastic repair of the dura mater.
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Decompressive craniectomy and expansive duraplasty with evacuation of hypertensive intracerebral hematoma, a randomized controlled trial.
The DuraGen product line offers Duraplasty Solutions meant for the repair of the dura mater, a thick membrane that surrounds the brain and spinal cord and contains the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).
Three days later, she underwent duraplasty and lumbar drainage.
Early decompressive craniectomy and duraplasty for refractory intracranial hypertension in children: Results of a pilot study.
Unfortunately, one month after being discharged from our clinic, the patient had to undergo a foramen magnum decompression procedure performed via a suboccipital craniectomy along with a cerebellar tonsillectomy and duraplasty in the neurosurgical clinic due to the persistence of her symptoms.
The increase resulted from stronger sales of duraplasty products and cranial stabilization products, as well as strength in the critical care sector, according to the company.
An orthopaedic surgeon and neurosurgeon performed a conjoint procedure that involved T12 to S2 laminectomies, excision of the intradural spinal tumour and a spinal duraplasty.
Following the decompression, autologous pericranial layer was spread over the brain instead of a watertight duraplasty.
In light of this and because of worsening L4 protrusion on imaging, neurosurgery performed an L3-L5 laminectomy, duraplasty, and L2-sacral 1 fusion on September 18.
Long-term study of endonasal duraplasty and review of the literature.
Detailed evaluation of 2959 allogeneic and xenogeneic dense connective tissue grafs (fascia lata, pericardium, and dura mater) used in the course of 20 years for duraplasty in neurosurgery.