craniofacial surgery


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cra·ni·o·fa·cial sur·ger·y

general term for procedures performed separately or in combined fashion on the cranium and facial bones.

cra·ni·o·fa·cial sur·ge·ry

(krānē-ō-fāshăl sŭrjĕr-ē)
General term for procedures performed separately or in combined fashion on the cranium and facial bones.
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Sheikhan al-Hashmi, a consultant at the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, Burn and Craniofacial surgery, at Khawla Hospital managed to repair damaged facial nerves after a two-and-a-half hour surgery and helped restore the child's smile.
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1 The craniofacial region is the most important part of the body with regards to harmony and symmetry and associated with self-image of the patient and modern day craniofacial surgery includes in itself the standard practice of maintaining this harmony and restoring the normal appearance for every patient to every possible degree.
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Contributed by authors working in various surgical specialties in the US, the 54 chapters cover essential aspects like instrumentation and tissue handling, skin anatomy and wound healing, facial analysis, photography, alloplastic implants and genioplasty, and ethics; the facial nerve; oculoplastic surgery; surgery for the aging face; rhinoplasty; hair replacement; trauma; scar revision and the reconstructive ladder; head and neck neoplasms; and pediatric and craniofacial surgery.
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