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[Total calvarial reconstruction for sagittal synostosis].

[Article in Chinese]

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Children' s Hospital Affiliated to Nanjing Medical University, China.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To study the technique of total calvaria reconstruction for sagittal synostosis.

METHODS:

11 children with sagittal synostosis were treated. The David II procedure was used to reconstruct the calvarial gap in 6 cases; Osteotomies with reversal change was performed on 2 cases; Plum-plasty of the calvaria was performed on 3 cases.

RESULTS:

The 11 cases were cured with satisfactory head shape.

CONCLUSIONS:

The David II procedure is applicable for patient of 1 approximately 3 months. The technique of floating skull flap plasty and plum-plasty of the calvaria can be performed on patients older than 3 months.

PMID:
16883885
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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