Topical Application of Tacrolimus Prevents Epidural Fibrosis in a Rat Postlaminectomy Model: Histopathological and Ultrastructural Analysis


İSMAİLOĞLU Ö., Albayrak B., Gulsen I., TANRIÖVER G., DEMİR N.

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.21, no.4, pp.630-633, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.4954-11.1
  • Journal Name: TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.630-633

Abstract

AIM: Postlaminectomy epidural fibrosis is the formation of scar tissue over the dura mater following posterior spinal surgery. This devastating complication is responsible for the substantial amount of failed back syndromes.