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Craniofacial surgery for craniosynostosis by Daniel Marchac

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English


  • Craniosynostoses -- Surgery.

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StatementDaniel Marchac, Dominique Renier ; with the collaboration of Cécile Flandin-Bléty, author of the chapter on anesthesiology and Scott L. Spear and Ned W. Garrigues, translators of the English version ; forewords by Paul Tessier and Jean-François Hirsch.
ContributionsRenier, Dominique., Flandin-Bléty, Cécile.
LC ClassificationsRD529 .M3713 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 201 p. :
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3515181M
ISBN 100316545821
LC Control Number82082797

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Craniosynostosis, the early fusion of skull sutures, is a serious abnormality of infancy and childhood. Because there are many forms of the condition, both isolated and syndromatic, proper diagnosis is essential before treatment could be carried out. Not only has surgical treatment advanced in recent years, but basic knowledge of sutural and molecular biology of . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marchac, Daniel. Craniofacial surgery for craniosynostosis. Boston: Little, Brown, © (OCoLC) Craniofacial surgery is a relatively new specialty as most of the developments have occurred in the twentieth century. This surgical field encompasses several different surgical subspecialties. By virtue of their combined evolution, technology adoption and creation of a multidisciplinary teamwork have helped to overcome the complexity associated. Since craniosynostosis leads to predictable and characteristic patterns of abnormal skull growth, the diagnosis is best made after a physical exam by an experienced craniofacial surgeon. On physical exam, your craniofacial surgeon will assess the overall shape of the skull, measure a head circumference and feel the soft spots (or fontanels) to.

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R. Grey Weaver Jr., Joseph R. Tobin, in A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children (Fourth Edition), Craniofacial Syndromes. Craniofacial syndromes may have craniosynostosis or only mid and lower facial structure involvement. 38 Apert and Crouzon syndromes are disorders of craniofacial development that differ only in the presence of syndactyly in the former (Fig. ). Craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery covers congenital and childhood anomalies related to the growing child’s face and body. Some of these congenital variances include head shape abnormalities (plagiocephaly and craniosynostosis), cleft lip and cleft palate, facial clefts, syndromes that affect the head, face and extremities, vascular and lymphatic malformations, . Home > Craniosynostosis Craniosynostosis: The Evolution from Open Craniofacial Techniques to Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Approaches At the Skull Base Institute, children with craniofacial deformities are seen by a multidisciplinary team of experts including the skull base surgeon, pediatricians, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, geneticists, otolaryngologists, and speech . Stephen B. Baker, MD, DDS, FACS, FAAP Medical Director, Inova Children’s Hospital Craniofacial Program. Dr. Stephen Baker is a craniofacial surgeon who has both medical and dental degrees and has completed fellowships in oral & maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery, pediatric plastic surgery and craniofacial surgery at the Hospital of the University of .