Delayed reconstruction of the skull by acrylic-antibiotic cranioplasty

G. P. Cantore, R. Delfini, A. Mariottini

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Abstract

A technique for the delayed reconstruction of bone defects of the cranial vault with antibiotic acrylic is described. The prosthesis is superimposed on the margins of the bone defect without separation of the dural plane and the scar tissues from the margins. The procedure greatly reduces operation time, avoids injury to the cerebral parenchyma and underlying vessels and permits a firm reconstruction that is well tolerated and asthetically excellent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-58
Number of pages10
JournalChirurgia Plastica
Volume6
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1981

Keywords

  • Acrylic
  • Antibiotic prosthesis
  • Cranioplasty
  • Delayed reconstruction of skull

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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