Patients who undergo decompressive craniectomy for intracranial hypertension often require interval cranioplasty. Many cranioplasty agents are currently in use. The authors suggest that storage of the patient's own bone flap in the subcutaneous tissue of the abdominal wall, is a safe, efficacious and cost-effective alternative to use of synthetic cranioplasty materials.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||British Journal of Neurosurgery|
|Publication status||Published - 2001|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology