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Review Article | Open Access

Research and application progress on dural substitutes

Weizuo WangQiang Ao( )
Department of Tissue Engineering, China Medical University, Shenyang 110122, Liaoning, China
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Dural defects are a common problem in clinical practice, and various types of dural substitutes have been used to deal with dural defects. These play an important role in dural repair. Dural substitutes have gradually reached researchers, neurosurgeons, and patients for approval. This article summarizes the structural characteristics of the dura mater and its regeneration after injury, and reviews the state of progress in research and application. It will provide a reference for the development and application of dural substitutes.


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Journal of Neurorestoratology
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Cite this article:
Wang W, Ao Q. Research and application progress on dural substitutes. Journal of Neurorestoratology, 2019, 7(4): 161-170.








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Received: 18 June 2019
Revised: 26 September 2019
Accepted: 04 November 2019
Published: 29 November 2019
© The authors 2019

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