Outcome analysis of helmet therapy for positional plagiocephaly using a three-dimensional surface scanning laser.

@article{Thompson2009OutcomeAO,
  title={Outcome analysis of helmet therapy for positional plagiocephaly using a three-dimensional surface scanning laser.},
  author={James T. Thompson and Lisa R. David and Benjamin K Wood and Anne de Rossi Argenta and Jordan Simpson and Louis C. Argenta},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={362-5}
}
INTRODUCTION A dramatic rise in positional plagiocephaly has been noted over the last decade. Methods for treating and following outcomes are varied. We present our results from a passive soft helmet molding therapy using a surface scanning laser to provide objective outcomes. METHODS One hundred seventy-five infants with positional plagiocephaly were treated at our institution over a 6-month period. The helmets used were soft foam helmets modified to fit each patient. Results were measured… CONTINUE READING

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