Post-market Assessment of Biodesign Dural Repair Grafts

2019-08-20 20:17:15 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of this clinical study is to gather post-market clinical evidence on the use of the Biodesign® Dural and Duraplasty Grafts when used as a dura substitute of the dura mater.

Study Design


Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak


Biodesign Dural or Duraplasty Repair Grafts


Toronto Western Hospital
M5T 2S8


Not yet recruiting


Cook Group Incorporated

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-08-20T20:17:15-0400

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Discharge of cerebrospinal fluid through a hole through the skull bone most commonly draining from the nose (CEREBROSPINAL FLUID RHINORRHEA) or the ear (CEREBROSPINAL FLUID OTORRHEA).

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