Perioperative management of pediatric patients with craniosynostosis.

  title={Perioperative management of pediatric patients with craniosynostosis.},
  author={Jeffrey Lee Koh and Heike Gries},
  journal={Anesthesiology clinics},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={465-81, viii}
Craniosynostosis, premature closures of the skull sutures, results in dysmorphic features if left untreated. Brain growth and cognitive development may also be impacted. Craniosynostosis repair is usually performed in young infants and has its perioperative challenges. This article provides background information about the different forms of craniosynostosis, with an overview of associated anomalies, genetic influences, and their connection with cognitive function. It also discusses the… CONTINUE READING


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