Neuropsychological changes and cranioplasty: A group analysis.

  title={Neuropsychological changes and cranioplasty: A group analysis.},
  author={Cristina Di Stefano and Maria Luisa Rinaldesi and Cristina Quinquinio and Chiara Ridolfi and Massimo Vallasciani and Carmelo Sturiale and Roberto Piperno},
  journal={Brain injury},
  volume={30 2},
BACKGROUND Cranioplasty is the surgical answer to cranial defect due to decompressive craniectomy in order to increase patient's safety and for cosmetic reasons. Two main neurological sequelae of skull breaches have been described and cranioplasty has been suggested as a way to treat these neurological symptoms, but its effects on cognitive and motor functions are still unclear. MATERIALS AND METHODS In order to better elucidate if and to what extent the cranioplasty affects the whole array… CONTINUE READING
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