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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It needs second stage after patient rehabilitation and improvement in the form of cranioplasty.
Our patient underwent emergency cranioplasty with subsequent uneventful recovery.
The patient underwent an infra-temporal fossa resection with a suboccipital craniectomy/ cranioplasty.
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Her doctors said on Wednesday she would return to hospital within the next 10 days to undergo surgery known as titanium cranioplasty to repair a missing area of her skull with a specially moulded titanium plate.
3D animation and showing the surgery: Left the titanium cranioplasty - repairing the missing area of skull with a titanium plate.
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Many of these children undergo cranioplasty to correct the deformity.