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Helmet Treatment of Deformational Plagiocephaly: The Relationship between Age at Initiation and Rate of Correction
Background: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between age at initiation of helmet therapy for deformational plagiocephaly and the rate of correction. Methods: Infants treatedExpand
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Analysis of Routine Intensive Care Unit Admission following Fronto-Orbital Advancement for Craniosynostosis
Background: Intensive care unit admission following fronto-orbital advancement for craniosynostosis is routine at most institutions. The authors determined the frequency of postoperative eventsExpand
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Reflections on the Mating Pool for Women in Plastic Surgery
Background: Almost three times as many board-certified female plastic surgeons are unmarried compared with male colleagues. The purpose of this study was to determine why women in plastic surgery areExpand
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Endocortical Plating of the Bandeau During Fronto-Orbital Advancement Provides Safe and Effective Osseous Stabilization
Background Ectocortical resorbable plate fixation has become a standard method of fixation during fronto-orbital advancement (FOA) in young children. Plate hydrolysis occurs slowly and can causeExpand
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Correction of Deformational Plagiocephaly in Early Infancy Using the Plagio Cradle Orthotic
BackgroundThe purpose of this study was to assess early treatment of deformational plagiocephaly using the Plagio Cradle, a modifiable cranial orthotic. MethodsInfants were included if they hadExpand
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Clinical Factors Affecting Length of Stay after 100 Consecutive Cases of Primary Cleft Lip Repair
Objective To analyze the hospital course of 100 consecutive infants after primary cleft lip repair (PCLR) and identify factors related to length of stay (LOS). Design Retrospective analysis of 100Expand
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Bilateral versus unilateral bronchoalveolar lavage for the diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia.
BACKGROUND Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) complicates the clinical course of critically injured intubated patients. Bronchoscopic bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) represents an invasive andExpand
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Craniectomy Gap Patency and Neosuture Formation following Endoscopic Suturectomy for Unilateral Coronal Craniosynostosis
Background: The combination of endoscope-assisted suturectomy and postoperative helmet therapy has been advocated to treat unilateral coronal synostosis. However, surgical outcomes can vary. OneExpand
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Incidental Findings on Preoperative Computed Tomography for Nonsyndromic Single Suture Craniosynostosis
Abstract Although the diagnosis of nonsyndromic single suture craniosynostosis (NSSC) can usually be made by clinical examination, computed tomography (CT) is still commonly used in preoperativeExpand
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