craniectomy

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craniectomy

[krā·nē·′ek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of strips or pieces of the cranial bones.
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Less than a year old, the suite is the site of spinal cord surgeries, craniotomies, craniectomies, and other leading-edge research and neurosurgical procedures.
In 1890, Lannelongue treated sagittal synostosis with bilateral strip craniectomies (Lannelongue, 1890).
Early management of craniosynostosis using endoscopic assisted strip craniectomies and cranial orthotic molding therapy.