Revista Cubana de Cirugía
versión On-line ISSN 1561-2945
HODELIN TABLADA, Ricardo; GOYENECHEA GUTIERREZ, Francisco; ZARRABEITIA OVIEDO, Luis y FUENTES PELIER, Damaris. Plagiocefalia frontal sinostósica: Resultados del tratamiento quirúrgico. Rev Cubana Cir [online]. 1996, vol.35, n.2, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-2945.
A retrospective study of 10 children with frontal synostotic plagiocephaly like craniosynostosis operated on at the Children's Neurosurgery Department of the Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery was carried out. It was used the surgical technique of linear craniectomy in the site of the coronal synostotic fissure extended to the pterion region. All children evoluted with orbital hypoplasia and frontal convexity. More than a half underwent surgery during the first six months of life. There was an important cephalic index variation, as well as anaesthetic improvement after the operation
Palabras llave : CRANIOSYNOSTOSES [surgery]; CRANIOTOMY [methods]; PROSPECTIVE STUDIES.