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Haemorrhage associated with silastic dural substitute.
  1. D Thompson,
  2. W Taylor,
  3. R Hayward
  1. Department of Neurosurgery, National Hospital For Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK.


    Three cases of haemorrhage after the use of a silastic dural substitute are presented. In all cases the implant was removed and further haemorrhage has not occurred. Published work is reviewed and the implications for the continued use of silastic are discussed.

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