dura mater


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dura mater

[′du̇r·ə ‚mā·dər]
(anatomy)
The fibrous membrane forming the outermost covering of the brain and spinal cord. Also known as endocranium.
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(8.) Centers for Disease Control: Update: CJD in a second patient who received a cadaveric dura mater graft.
The homogeneous enhancement of the mass combine with the signal changes of the dura mater on MRI could help raise the possibility of CH.
During 1996-2008, as clinicians reported additional CJD cases to the surveillance system sponsored by the Ministry of Health and Welfare, the number of persons identified with CJD associated with cadaveric dura mater grafts increased from 43 initially to 132.
Braun Melsungen AG, which supplied the dura mater, as well as its importer in Japan jointly pay 1.16 billion yen, of which the state would pay 14%, or 162 million yen.
The health ministry has already decided to ask medical institutions across the nation to preserve medical records of patients who underwent transplants of dura mater.
The move is seen as a response to complaints by lawyers representing a group of CJD patients that the ministry delayed issuing a recall for dura mater -- the fibrous membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord -- despite knowing for years of a link between dura mater and CJD.
The craniosacral system's fluid barrier is the dura mater, which also composes the skull's inside lining.
Anterior Sacral Meningocele is a unilocular or multilocular extension or herniation of the dura mater and arachnoid out of the sacral spinal canal through a defect in the sacrum into the retroperitoneum and infraperitoneal space, either anteriorly through the body of the sacrum or anterolaterally through an enlarged intervertebral foramen or coalesced foramina.
Unique in design, the Microsurgical instrument portfolio offers highly-specialised solutions for neurosurgeons, including blades designed for cutting Dura Mater and Arachnoid Membrane, in addition to other brain tissues.
This study showerd that mast cells both increased in numbers in the dura mater and degranulated following MP EMF exposure.
Following complete laminectomy at Th10 and Th11 with a vertical thoracolumbar midline incision, a section of dura mater approximately 1x0.5 cm in size was removed.