Sponge pieces as retractors in neurosurgical interventions


DAĞÇINAR A. , KAYA A. H. , ŞENEL A., ÇELİK F.

SURGICAL NEUROLOGY, vol.67, no.5, pp.493-495, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.surneu.2006.08.087
  • Title of Journal : SURGICAL NEUROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.493-495

Abstract

Background: Different retractors including high-technology products were proposed for neurosurgical interventions. The sponge, having characteristics of deformability and resistance to compression, might be an alternative retractor for the neurosurgical era.