Are endoscopic and open treatments of metopic synostosis equivalent in treating trigonocephaly and hypotelorism?

@article{Nguyen2015AreEA,
  title={Are endoscopic and open treatments of metopic synostosis equivalent in treating trigonocephaly and hypotelorism?},
  author={Dennis Cuu Nguyen and Kamlesh Babulal Patel and Gary B. Skolnick and Sybill Naidoo and Andrew H. Huang and Matthew D. Smyth and Albert S. Woo},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={129-34}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with metopic craniosynostosis are traditionally treated with fronto-orbital advancement to correct hypotelorism and trigonocephaly. Alternatively, endoscopic-assisted treatment comprises narrow ostectomy of the fused suture followed by postoperative helmet therapy. Here we compare the preoperative and 1-year postoperative results in open… CONTINUE READING