bone flap


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bone flap

portion of cranium removed but left attached to overlying muscle-fascial blood supply; term is often used incorrectly for a completely detached cranial section, that is, a bone graft.

bone flap

(bōn flap)
Portion of cranium removed but left attached to overlying muscle-fascial blood supply; term is often used incorrectly for a completely detached cranial section, i.e., a bone graft.
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Neurosurgical set: titanium clamps for bone flap stabilization, plastic clamps for storing bleeding from the skin lobe - 3 assortment items.
A comparative study of therapeutic effects of small bone flap craniotomy and traditional craniotomy in patients with hypertensive cerebral hemorrhage.
Common complications include bone flap resorption, bone flap infection, hydrocephalus, seizures, and surgical site hematomas.
Of the 5 septic complications, 4 had initial primary septic pathologies (1 subdural empyema, 3 septic autologous bone flaps) and 1 was a meningioma.
Diagnosed with right-sided bone flap osteomyelitis and underwent exploration, debridement, and bone flap removal.
In the operation, a 3-mm diameter hole is created in the skull, and a bone window with 2.0–2.5 cm diameter is formed by taking out the bone flap. After the surgery, the small bone flap is placed back to its original position and fixed.
The section of bone that is moved aside in a craniotomy is called a bone flap.
Watertight closure of dura and restoration of bone flap were performed before wound closure.
Maxillary sinus bone lid with pedicled bone flap for foreign body removal: the piezoelectric device," British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
Complications of major wound infection occurred in 1(2.2%) patient, who required revision surgery, removal of infected bone flap and reconstruction after 8 months with poor cosmetic outcome and scalp hair loss.
Bone flap was fashioned, elevated with care and removed for storage in abdominal wall (having no facility of bone graft refrigeration).
The unusual procedure Jahfari had at Southampton Children's Hospital is described as a bi-frontal decompressive craniectomy and insertion of bone flap into anterior abdominal wall.