Cranial procedures without hair removal

  title={Cranial procedures without hair removal},
  author={Sheinberg and Ross},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={1263-5; discussion 1265-6}
OBJECTIVE: In 1992, Winston published the first large series of patients undergoing cranial neurosurgery without hair removal (Winston KR: Hair and neurosurgery. Neurosurgery 31:320-329, 1992). Prompted by this report, the senior author began a prospective trial in 1992 of cranial neurosurgery without hair removal. METHODS: All patients undergoing elective cranial surgery were offered the opportunity to undergo surgery without hair removal. The protocol advocated by Winston was strictly… CONTINUE READING