External cranioplasty: historical perspectives.

  title={External cranioplasty: historical perspectives.},
  author={Larry S. Nichter and John Arthur Persing and Jules Horowitz and Raymond F. Morgan and Mark A Nichter and Milton T. Edgerton},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={77 2},
Selective external cranial vault remodeling has been practiced since antiquity. The variations, methods, and desired results of external cranioplasty are as pervasive as the practice is old.