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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.4165-11.2
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.471-476


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.