dura mater

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  • noun

Synonyms for dura mater

the outermost (and toughest) of the 3 meninges


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The e-dura implant is placed directly underneath the dura mater.
membrane and cytosol fractions (10-50 [micro]g) made from dura mater of GTN-, SNP-, LPS-treated and naive mice (n = 5 per group) were separated on 10% SDS-PAGE and transferred onto nitrocellulose membranes using standard procedures.
Huge nasopharyngeal angiofibroma with intracranial extension: Change in the dura mater and choice of surgical management.
It is hypothesized that in Marfan's syndrome, the dura mater is weaker and as a result, cerebrospinal fluid pulsations eventually lead to dural ectasia with gradual bone erosion.
It then penetrated the dura mater, passed through the left posterior lobe of the cerebrum, entered the left lateral ventricle and lodged in the white matter of the cerebrum just above the anterior portion of the left corpus striatum, where it was found.
The dura mater was closed watertight with a dural substitute.
First, the body of the spinal cord moves posteriorly within the dura mater with reducing thoracic curvature.
In the years that followed, other sources of infection were identified: stereotactic electroencephalogram electrodes, neurosurgical instruments, cadaveric dura mater and pituitary glands, and, most recently, secondary variant CJD (vCJD) blood products.
The product candidate is administered as a spray with the aim of ensuring water-tight closure of incisions or tearsthrough the dura mater.
In August 2001, Jack had yet another operation that revealed the dura mater, the cushioning surrounding his spinal cord, had gone.
The researchers found that the rats that were induced with headaches through repeated stimulation of the brain's dura mater followed by alcohol suffered increased pain sensitivity later while no changes were observed in alcohol-induced sensitivity in the control groups.
He accepted opening the dura mater - the sac containing cerebral spinal fluid surrounding the brain - and damaging an artery.
Group I (sham procedure): a right parietal craniotomy was performed on each animal, and the dura mater was left intact.
3) With puncture of the dura mater, there is a risk of development of meningitis, but this complication should be minimized when aspiration is performed by an experienced interventional radiologist.