Comparing Outcomes and Cost of 3 Surgical Treatments for Sagittal Synostosis: A Retrospective Study Including Procedure-Related Cost Analysis.

@article{Garber2017ComparingOA,
  title={Comparing Outcomes and Cost of 3 Surgical Treatments for Sagittal Synostosis: A Retrospective Study Including Procedure-Related Cost Analysis.},
  author={Sarah T. Garber and Michael Karsy and John R. W. Kestle and Faizi A. Siddiqi and Stephen P Spanos and Jay K. Riva-Cambrin},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={81 4},
  pages={680-687}
}
BACKGROUND Neurosurgical techniques for repair of sagittal synostosis include total cranial vault (TCV) reconstruction, open sagittal strip (OSS) craniectomy, and endoscopic strip (ES) craniectomy. OBJECTIVE To evaluate outcomes and cost associated with these 3 techniques. METHODS Via retrospective chart review with waiver of informed consent, the last consecutive 100 patients with sagittal synostosis who underwent each of the 3 surgical correction techniques before June 30, 2013, were… CONTINUE READING