Treatment of frontoethmoidal meningoencephalocele in Cambodia: a low-cost procedure for developing countries.

@article{Roux2007TreatmentOF,
  title={Treatment of frontoethmoidal meningoencephalocele in Cambodia: a low-cost procedure for developing countries.},
  author={Franck-Emmanuel Roux and Frederic Lauwers and Ngiep Oucheng and Bonvath Say and Bruno Joly and James G. Gollogly},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={107 1 Suppl},
  pages={11-21}
}
OBJECT Frontoethmoidal meningoencephaloceles (MECs) are a relatively common abnormality in southeast Asia, with disastrous consequences for the sufferer. In Cambodia, a lack of skilled neuro- and craniofacial surgeons, and the cost of surgery limit the possibilities for appropriate treatment of patients with these lesions. The authors developed a low-cost humanitarian program with the goals of treating frontoethmoidal MECs, ensuring careful postoperative follow-up, and teaching Khmer surgeons… CONTINUE READING

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