Analysis of morbidity and mortality in surgical management of craniosynostosis.

@article{Lee2012AnalysisOM,
  title={Analysis of morbidity and mortality in surgical management of craniosynostosis.},
  author={Hui Qing Lee and John M Hutson and Alison C. Wray and Patrick Anthony Lo and David Weng Kwai Chong and Anthony D. Holmes and Andrew L. Greensmith},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={
          1256-61
        }
}
Multidisciplinary care involving plastic surgery and neurosurgery is generally accepted as optimal to manage craniosynostosis to avoid complications and to identify patients at risk. We conducted a retrospective 30-year review of craniosynostosis surgery at a single major craniofacial institute to establish the rate and predictors of complications. Medical records of 796 consecutive patients who underwent primary surgery for craniosynostosis from 1981 to 2010 at our institute were analyzed for… CONTINUE READING
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