Search for dissertations about: "Modified pi-plasty"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Modified pi-plasty.

  1. 1. Dynamic skull reshaping for sagittal craniosynostosis

    Author : José Guimarães-Ferreira; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Craniosynostosis; Sagittal synostosis; Plastic surgery; Craniofacial; surgery; Spring mediated cranioplasty; Modified pi-plasty; procedure; Roentgencephalometry.;

    Abstract : Objectives: The present investigation was aimed at expanding the knowledge base regarding the skull morphology in sagittal craniosynostosis and at assessing the safety and efficacy of two dynamic cranioplasty procedures, the modified pi-plasty procedure and the spring-mediated cranioplasty. Methods: The patient population consisted of children with non-syndromic sagittal craniosynostosis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sagittal synostosis - surgical outcomes and long-term follow up

    Author : Sara Fischer; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sagittal synostosis; craniofacial surgery; spring-assisted surgery; intracranial volume; cephalic index;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate and compare surgical outcomes in patients with sagittal synostosis operated with the most commonly used surgical methods in Sweden: craniotomy combined with springs, pi-plasty, or H-craniectomy. Paper I is a systematic review that identified the evidence showing that spring-assisted surgery is as efficient as more extensive cranioplasties to be of very low quality, thereby emphasizing the need for more rigorous studies. READ MORE