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Implications of a vertex bulge following modified strip craniectomy for sagittal synostosis.

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BACKGROUND: Modified strip craniectomy is a common treatment for early isolated sagittal synostosis. The authors assessed the significance of the development of a progressive vertex bulge following strip craniectomy as a predictor of raised intracranial pressure or multiple suture synostosis. METHODS: All cases of sagittal synostosis treated by modified strip craniectomy (removal of the sagittal suture with lateral barrel staving) at the authors' institution were reviewed. Eighty-nine patient...

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Marucci, DD More by this author
Johnston, CP More by this author
Jayamohan, J More by this author
Richards, PG More by this author
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Journal:
Plastic and reconstructive surgery
Volume:
122
Issue:
1
Pages:
217-224
Publication date:
2008-07-05
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EISSN:
1529-4242
ISSN:
0032-1052
URN:
uuid:45af8080-e6c2-47c1-8b44-bfae1c182463
Source identifiers:
117987
Local pid:
pubs:117987

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