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  • Condition: Ventricular Shunts
  • Journal: The Journal of craniofacial surgery
  • Treatment Used: Cranial Vault Remodeling
  • Number of Patients: 11
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using cranial vault remodeling to treat children with ventricular shunt complications.
  • Condition: Strabismus in Unicoronal Craniosynostosis
  • Journal: Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Treatment Used: Fronto-Orbital Advancement and Remodeling
  • Number of Patients: 48
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This study determined what craniometric changes occur to both orbits of patients with unicoronal craniosynostosis (premature fusion of skull sutures) undergoing fronto-orbital advancement and remodeling, and which of these changes are associated with new onset of postoperative strabismus (cross-eye).
  • Condition: Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis
  • Journal: Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Treatment Used: Secondary Suture Fusion after Primary Correction
  • Number of Patients: 66
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The study researched the outcomes of secondary suture fusion after primary correction for nonsyndromic carniosynostosis.
  • Condition: Syndromic Craniosynostosis
  • Journal: American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics
  • Treatment Used: LeFort III Distraction Osteogenesis
  • Number of Patients: 15
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This study investigated long-term changes in patients undergoing LeFort III distraction osteogenesis as children for syndromic craniosynostosis with severe midface retrusion, and compared outcomes to an unaffected, untreated control.
  • Condition: Complex Syndromic Craniosynostosis (CS)
  • Journal: The Journal of craniofacial surgery
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This review of the literature examines the surgical treatment of complex syndromic synostosis (early skull suture fusion).
  • Condition: Craniosynostosis and Faciocraniosynostosis
  • Journal: Annales de chirurgie plastique et esthetique
  • Treatment Used: Secondary Surgeries
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This article discusses secondary surgeries in the treatment of craniosynostosis and faciocraniosynostosis (skull and facial deformities).
  • Condition: Rickets-associated craniosynostosis
  • Journal: World neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Distraction osteogenesis
  • Number of Patients: 2
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This study presents cases of rickets-associated sagittal craniosynostosis and shows the effectiveness of distraction osteogenesis in the surgical management of this condition.
  • Condition: Syndromic Craniosynostosis
  • Journal: The Journal of craniofacial surgery
  • Treatment Used: Secondary Frontal Orbital Advancement (FOA) After Posterior Vault Distraction Osteogenesis (PVDO)
  • Number of Patients: 43
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This review of the literature compared the perioperative morbidity profile of secondary frontal orbital advancement (FOA) (study) to that of primary frontal orbital advancement (FOA) (control) in the treatment of syndromic craniosynostosis (facial anomalies).
  • Condition: Children With Syndromic Craniosynostosis and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Journal: European archives of oto-rhino-laryngology : official journal of the European Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies (EUFOS) : affiliated with the German Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Treatment Used: Adenotonsillectomy
  • Number of Patients: 24
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This review of the literature evaluated the effectiveness of adenotonsillectomy (operation to remove the tonsils) for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA; breath repeatedly stop and start during sleep).
  • Condition: Unicoronal Synostosis
  • Journal: The Journal of craniofacial surgery
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic Suturectomy and Postoperative Helmeting or Bilateral Fronto-Orbital Advancement
  • Number of Patients: 35
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This study compared postoperative changes in orbital asymmetry following 2 common procedures.Preoperative and 1-year postoperative computed tomography scans for patients with isolated, non-syndromic unicoronal synostosis (premature fusion of cranial sutures).
  • Condition: Bicoronal Synostosis
  • Journal: The Journal of craniofacial surgery
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic Strip Craniectomy versus Frontal-Orbital Advancement (FOA)
  • Number of Patients: 24
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The objective of this study is to compare the morphological outcomes of endoscopic strip craniectomy and FOA in patients with bicoronal synostosis.
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