Post-operative complications with titanium mesh

Martin, Michael Patrick and Olson, Sarah (2009) Post-operative complications with titanium mesh. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 16 8: 1080-1081. doi:10.1016/j.jocn.2008.07.087


Author Martin, Michael Patrick
Olson, Sarah
Title Post-operative complications with titanium mesh
Journal name Journal of Clinical Neuroscience   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0967-5868
1532-2653
Publication date 2009
Year available 2009
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.jocn.2008.07.087
Open Access Status
Volume 16
Issue 8
Start page 1080
End page 1081
Total pages 2
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher Churchill Livingstone
Collection year 2010
Language eng
Subject 2728 Clinical Neurology
2808 Neurology
2737 Physiology (medical)
Abstract Titanium mesh is a commonly used material for cranioplasty. While it is a safe and highly biocompatable material, it can modify the presentation of post-operative complications. This case report details 3 patients (2 recurrent meningiomas and an extradural haematoma) in whom post-operative complications, although not caused by the titanium mesh, were modified in their presentation by the permeability of the material. The permeable nature of the mesh allows intracranial pathological processes to extend extracranially and vice versa.
Keyword Complications titanium mesh
Cranioplasty
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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