Dura in Medical Products
AMS DURA II™
Description: Positionable Penile Prosthesis
The AMS DURA
II positionable prosthesis is made of cobalt-chrome alloy strands for core strength that gives patients what they want most: ease of positioning, cosmetic concealment and adequate rigidity for pleasurable intercourse....
Preclude Dura Substitute
Description: Preclude Dura
Substitute is the only non-biological membrane designed to "seal" around suture holes. 0.3 mm as nominal thickness....
Company:W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
Preclude MVP Dura Substitute
Description: Preclude MVP Dura
Substitute is the only dura
material versatile enough for use in procedures requiring an immediate, watertight closure, and in cases where biological fixation and sealing are desirable. Minimizing CSF leakage in cases requiring an immediate watertight seal and also allowing for te...
Company:W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
Ethisorb Dura Patch
Description: Ethisorb Dura
Patch is a synthetic absorbable implant for the bridging of Dura
Mater encephali and. spinalis defects. Ethisorb Dura
Patch is pliable, regardless of being used dry or wet. Once cut to the desired shape, care must be taken, while implanting, to ensure that the smooth, violet dyed, PDS...
Lyoplant Bovine Pericardium Dura Substitute
Description: Lyoplant is a new biological material produced from bovine pericardium. A pure collagen implant, lyoplant can absorb in one to three months, replacing implant material with the recipient's own collagen. Its natural structure minimizes suture channels, resulting in decreased chance of cerebrospinal ...
Neuro-Patch Synthetic Dura Substitute
Description: Neuro-Patch is a non-absorbable dura
substitute, manufactured from highly purified polyesterurethane. Its microporous structure allows the proliferation of fibroblast, supporting tissue in-growth; the dense "weave" minimizes suture channels, resulting in decreased chance of cerebrospinal fluid leak...
ADS PLIF Broach System
Description:...zing for anatomical differences. Slim jims included in set - Useful for mobilization of nerve roots and scar tissue removal. Variety of nerve root and dura
PLIG (Posterior Lumbar Interbody Graft) Instruments
Description:...h endplates. Control of instrument placement. Restoration of lordosis when using parallel bone grafts. Low risk for passage of the instrument past the dura
and nerve roots without significant nerve root retraction....
Neuroclip Cranial Flap Fixation System
Description:...le fixation of cranial bone flaps. Application is simple with minimal instrumentation. The Neuroclip can be applied to the cranial bone flap while the dura
is being closed resulting in significant time and cost saving....
Company:Stryker Leibinger Micro Implants
Duragen Dural Graft Matrix
Description:... More than a patch, Duragen is a matrix for repair of the dura
mater. Duragen handles and conforms similar to normal soft tissue. Is an innovative collagen matrix for dural closure. Remarkable onlay graft for the ...
Company:Integra LifeSciences Corporation
Dura in Medical Dictionary
...d gathers within the inner meningeal layer of the dura
. Unlike in epidural hematomas, which are usually ... by the separation of the arachnoid mater from the dura
mater as the result of trauma, pathologic process,...daver. The arachnoid mater normally adheres to the dura
mater due to cerebrospinal fluid within the subara...
...in injury in which blood gathers within the inner meningeal layer of the dura
. Unlike in epidural hematomas, which are usually caused by tears in arteri... ... The subdural hematoma starts as a flat blood clot between the dura
and the arachnoid membrane. ... A subdural hematoma is a close rela...
...he posterior part of the pituitary gland (the neural lobe or neurohypophysis) ... In this way, the entire pituitary gland is surrounded by dura
such that the ... ... because of over-secretion of somatotrope cells in the anterior pituitary gland . ... system: endocrine glands . Hypo...
...ystem. The meninges consist of three layers: the dura
mater, the arachnoid mater, and the pia mater. The... the meninges is a group of three membranes: The dura
mater, the ... Intended for elementary and sec...e membranes ... The meninges are composed of the dura
mater (outer), the arachnoid (middle), and ... ...
... hole or tear in the dura. Causes of a tear in the dura
... After AN surgeory, some patients develop ... hole or tear in the dura. Causes of a tear in the dura
... A CSF leak is an escape of the fluid t... hole or tear in the dura. Causes of a tear in the dura
include: ... motorcycle can help prevent head inj...
Dura in Biological News
University of Leicester archaeologist uncovers evidence of ancient chemical warfare
... in minutes. Use of such smoke generators in siege-mines is actually mentioned in classical texts, and it is clear from the archaeological evidence at dura
that the Sasanian Persians were as knowledgeable in siege warfare as the Romans; they surely knew of this grim tactic."
Ironically, this Persian mi...
Gradient guides nerve growth down spinal cord
...n by Wnts. Antibodies that blocked the Wnt-Ryk interaction blocked the downward growth of corticospinal axons when injected into the space between the dura
and spinal cord in newborn mice.
This knowledge, coupled with emerging stem cell technologies, may provide the most promising current approach to n...
Dura in Biological Technology
TEI Biosciences Launches SurgiMend(TM) Collagen Matrix for Soft Tissue Reconstruction
...ce companies. In addition to SurgiMend, TEI's
marketed products include: PriMatrix(TM) for skin wound management; Durepair(R) for cranial and spinal dura
mater repair; Xenform(TM) for pelvic floor reconstruction; and TissueMend(R) for tendon augmentation.
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Cadence Pharmaceuticals Names Malvina Laudicina Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance
...and gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Prior to
Pfizer, Ms. Laudicina held senior regulatory and clinical research
positions at Prometheus Laboratories, dura
Schering-Plough Corporation. She received her B.S. in Chemistry from Pedro
Henriquez Urena University, Santo Domingo, and her M.S....
Pearl Therapeutics Raises $15.5 Million in Private Financing
...ated in the inception, development and
commercialization of major products in his prior scientific, engineering
and management roles at GlaxoWellcome, dura
Pharmaceuticals, Alkermes and
Nektar. "We are very pleased to have received strong support from top-tier and
sophisticated biopharmaceutical investor...
Dura in Biological Definition
...ture known as neocortex .
The meninges are the system of membranes that separate the skull from the brain. The three-layered covering is made of dura
mater , arachnoid and pia mater . The brain is suspended in cerebrospinal fluid , which circulates between layers of the meninges and through cavi...