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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.27544-19.2
  • Journal Name: TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.217-224
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

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