Long-term results in nonsyndromatic unilateral coronal synostosis treated with fronto-orbital advancement.

@article{Engel2013LongtermRI,
  title={Long-term results in nonsyndromatic unilateral coronal synostosis treated with fronto-orbital advancement.},
  author={M. C. Engel and Gregor Castrillon-Oberndorfer and J{\"u}rgen Hoffmann and Joachim M{\"u}hling and Robin Seeberger and Christian Freudlsperger},
  journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 8},
  pages={747-54}
}
Children with unilateral isolated coronal suture synostosis suffer from frontal plagiocephaly. In this retrospective study we analyzed 21 patients who were treated with an identical and standardized surgical technique of fronto-orbital advancement with hypercorrection with an average follow-up of 57.5 months. The median age at surgery was 12.1 months. The median average amount of blood loss during the operation was less than 188 ml. Not a single major complication was observed. According to the… CONTINUE READING

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