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Cosmetic outcome of cranioplasty following decompressive craniectomy - an overlooked aspect.

08:00 EDT 13th May 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Cosmetic outcome of cranioplasty following decompressive craniectomy - an overlooked aspect."

Cranioplasty (CP) is an obligatory surgery after decompressive craniectomy (DC). The primary objective is to protect brain from external injury, and prevent syndrome of trephined. In a government hospital, such cases pose significant burden to trauma centre. Because of this reason, cosmetic outcome is never taken into account for the CP. We present results of CP performed at our hospital.

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Name: World neurosurgery
ISSN: 1878-8769
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