cranioplasty


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cranioplasty

 [kra´ne-o-plas″te]
any plastic operation on the skull.

cra·ni·o·plas·ty

(krā'nē-ō-plas'tē),
An operation to correct congenital or acquired cranial defects, which may include osteotomies, ostectomies, and application of bone grafts or alloplastic materials.
[cranio- + G. plastos, formed]

cranioplasty

/cra·nio·plas·ty/ (kra´ne-o-plas″te) any plastic operation on the skull.

cranioplasty

(krā′nē-ə-plăs′tē)
n.
Surgical repair of a defect or deformity of the skull.

cranioplasty

[krā′nē·ōplast′tē]
plastic surgery performed on the skull.

cra·ni·o·plas·ty

(krā'nē-ō-plas-tē)
Plastic surgery of the skull; a surgical correction of a skull defect.
[cranio- + G. plastos, formed]

cranioplasty

Surgical coverage of a bony defect in the skull, usually by means of an implant of plastic, metal or bone.

cranioplasty

any plastic operation on the skull.
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S / c cranioplasty, including titanium screws and plates (right),s / c cranioplasty, including titanium screws and plates (left)
Our patient underwent emergency cranioplasty with subsequent uneventful recovery.
In this audit, we prospectively gathered data about every cranioplasty for craniosynostosis performed in a calendar year in Australia in children aged up to 24 months.
Consultant neurosurgeon Ernest Sinar, who performed the cranioplasty surgery, explained that the plate was not needed for immediate medical reasons but would have helped protect Andrew's skull in the event of a seizure and for cosmetic reasons.
She is being cared for at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital ahead of a cranioplasty to have part of her skull replaced.
Surgical repair commonly involves dural repair and cranioplasty.
Thus, the main purpose of a cranioplasty is not only cosmetic repair but also improving the neurological status.
He continued with his rehabilitation program for 9 months, after which he underwent a repeat right cranioplasty with a new PEEK implant.
Tumors that involve the bone require craniectomy and cranioplasty to minimize the possibility of recurrence.
At the same time, the surgical team treating the 51-year-old performed a cranioplasty to repair a bone defect.
Surgeon Keith Goh, who led the operation to separate the girls who were born with fused skulls, intends to bring eight-year-old Jamuna Shrestha back to assess her condition and see how he can begin work on a cranioplasty, or rebuilding of the skull.
A stealth assisted craniotomy with cranioplasty and gross microsurgical resection of the tumor was performed for the clinical diagnosis of osteoblastic meningioma.