Less Use of the Bipolar Cautery can Prevent Postlaminectomy Epidural Fibrosis: An Experimental Study in Rats

Koksal V. , Mercantepe T. , Tumkaya L. , ÖKTEM İ. S.

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.30, no.2, pp.217-224, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.27544-19.2
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.217-224


AIM: To investigate the role of bipolar electrocautery in the occurrence of epidural fibrosis following lumbar spine laminectomy in a rat model.