The Infection Rate in Case of Cranioplasty According to Used Materials and Skull Defect Duration

@inproceedings{Korean2001TheIR,
  title={The Infection Rate in Case of Cranioplasty According to Used Materials and Skull Defect Duration},
  author={Jun Korean and Neurosurg Soc and Young Woo Kim and Do-Sung Yoo and Dalsoo Kim and Huh Pw and Cho Ks and Jae-Gun Kim and Kang Jk},
  year={2001}
}
bjective:Cranioplasty is required to protect underlying brain to correct major aesthetic deformities or both. The ideal material for this purpose is autogenous bone. When this is not available alloplastic or artificial materials may be used. In this study authors compared the infection rate according to the cranioplasty materials(the frozen autologous bone vs. bone cement and duration of the skull defect. Materials:Between May 1994 and December 1999 111 patients with skull defect treated with… CONTINUE READING