cranioplasty


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cranioplasty

[′krā·nē·ō‚plas·tē]
(medicine)
Surgical correction of defects in the cranial bones, usually by implants of metal, plastic material, or bone.
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The surgical defect was closed using autograft in 7 (20.6%) patients and methyl methacrylate cranioplasty in 7 (20.6%) patients.
The use of frozen autogenous bone flaps in delayed cranioplasty revisited.
Four persuasive indications for cranioplasty, are restoration of cerebral protection, physical appearance, intracranial pressure relationships and the provision of an intact vault for the normal growth and development of cephalic structures in the young.
(6) This experience prompted us, like Arriaga and Chen, (5) to explore its use in reconstructive cranioplasty. But unlike Arriaga and Chen, we chose to use a pericranial/deep temporal fascia graft rather than an abdominal fat graft.
Dr Gupta said, "We are planning for cranioplasty in another five years from now once they grow up.
IFS Tabs can eliminate the need for cranioplasty plates, saving hundreds of dollars per procedure.
Reportedly, Haute Autorite de Sante (HAS), the French health technology assessment institute, has given an initial positive opinion regarding use of OssDsign's unique product for cranioplasty to be covered by the French national reimbursement system.
He had a craniotomy to remove the blood clot in his brain and a cranioplasty to reinsert the bone chiseled out of his skull, both with neurosurgeon Dr.
Comparison of curative effects of small bone window hematoma evacuation and craniotomy accompanied by cranioplasty. Contemp Med.
Repairing holes in the head: a history of cranioplasty. Neurosurgery.