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  1. ncbi Surgery improves vision and cosmetic appearance of an adult patient with fibrous dysplasia of the frontal bone
    Ayataka Fujimoto
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 11:95-7. 2004
  2. ncbi Bitemporal depressions after cranioplasty for trigonocephaly: a long-term evaluation of (supra) orbital growth in 92 patients
    Jacques J N M van der Meulen
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Dutch Craniofacial Unit, Erasmus Medical Center, Sophia Children s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Craniofac Surg 19:72-9. 2008
  3. pmc Differential FGF ligands and FGF receptors expression pattern in frontal and parietal calvarial bones
    Natalina Quarto
    Children s Surgical Research Program, Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305 5148, USA
    Cells Tissues Organs 190:158-69. 2009
  4. ncbi Orbito-cranial injuries caused by penetrating non-missile foreign bodies. Experience with eighteen patients
    S Chibbaro
    Department of Neurosurgery, Trieste University Hospital, Trieste, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 148:937-41; discussion 941-2. 2006
  5. ncbi Intraosseous schwannoma of the frontal bone
    Richa Goyal
    Department of Histopathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Orthopedics 31:281. 2008
  6. ncbi Msx2 and Twist cooperatively control the development of the neural crest-derived skeletogenic mesenchyme of the murine skull vault
    Mamoru Ishii
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9176, USA
    Development 130:6131-42. 2003
  7. ncbi The tolerance of the frontal bone to blunt impact
    Joseph Cormier
    Biodynamic Research Corporation, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
    J Biomech Eng 133:021004. 2011
  8. ncbi Patterning of geographic variation in Middle Pleistocene Homo frontal bone morphology
    Sheela Athreya
    Department of Anthropology, Texas A and M University, 4352 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Hum Evol 50:627-43. 2006
  9. pmc Msx1 and Dlx5 function synergistically to regulate frontal bone development
    Il Hyuk Chung
    Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Genesis 48:645-55. 2010
  10. ncbi The increase of metopic synostosis: a pan-European observation
    Jacques van der Meulen
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Sophia Children s Hospital, PO Box 2060, 3015 GJ Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Craniofac Surg 20:283-6. 2009

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  1. ncbi Surgery improves vision and cosmetic appearance of an adult patient with fibrous dysplasia of the frontal bone
    Ayataka Fujimoto
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 11:95-7. 2004
    ..Surgical indication and neuroradiological findings of cranial FD are discussed as well as a review of the literatures...
  2. ncbi Bitemporal depressions after cranioplasty for trigonocephaly: a long-term evaluation of (supra) orbital growth in 92 patients
    Jacques J N M van der Meulen
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Dutch Craniofacial Unit, Erasmus Medical Center, Sophia Children s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Craniofac Surg 19:72-9. 2008
    ..The growth rate of the anterotemporal area (Losp) was shown to be the lowest, which could explain the bitemporal depressions so often seen after a frontosupraorbital cranioplasty...
  3. pmc Differential FGF ligands and FGF receptors expression pattern in frontal and parietal calvarial bones
    Natalina Quarto
    Children s Surgical Research Program, Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305 5148, USA
    Cells Tissues Organs 190:158-69. 2009
    ..pattern of the major FGF osteogenic molecules and their receptors exists between the neural crest-derived frontal bone and the paraxial mesoderm-derived parietal bone...
  4. ncbi Orbito-cranial injuries caused by penetrating non-missile foreign bodies. Experience with eighteen patients
    S Chibbaro
    Department of Neurosurgery, Trieste University Hospital, Trieste, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 148:937-41; discussion 941-2. 2006
    ..Penetrating non-missile orbito-cranial injuries are uncommon civilian injuries which have some special features. Only limited case-reports are available in the international literature...
  5. ncbi Intraosseous schwannoma of the frontal bone
    Richa Goyal
    Department of Histopathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Orthopedics 31:281. 2008
    ..This article presents a case of intraosseous schwannoma in the frontal bone in an 11-year-old boy...
  6. ncbi Msx2 and Twist cooperatively control the development of the neural crest-derived skeletogenic mesenchyme of the murine skull vault
    Mamoru Ishii
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9176, USA
    Development 130:6131-42. 2003
    ..the calvarial foramen defect in Msx2 mutant mice to a group of skeletogenic mesenchyme cells that compose the frontal bone rudiment...
  7. ncbi The tolerance of the frontal bone to blunt impact
    Joseph Cormier
    Biodynamic Research Corporation, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
    J Biomech Eng 133:021004. 2011
    The current understanding of the tolerance of the frontal bone to blunt impact is limited...
  8. ncbi Patterning of geographic variation in Middle Pleistocene Homo frontal bone morphology
    Sheela Athreya
    Department of Anthropology, Texas A and M University, 4352 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Hum Evol 50:627-43. 2006
    A quantitative assessment of the frontal bone morphology of a sample of Middle Pleistocene hominins was undertaken in order to address questions regarding their population structure and evolutionary history...
  9. pmc Msx1 and Dlx5 function synergistically to regulate frontal bone development
    Il Hyuk Chung
    Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Genesis 48:645-55. 2010
    ..Msx1 and Dlx5 show overlapping expression patterns during frontal bone development...
  10. ncbi The increase of metopic synostosis: a pan-European observation
    Jacques van der Meulen
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Sophia Children s Hospital, PO Box 2060, 3015 GJ Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Craniofac Surg 20:283-6. 2009
    ..05). The number of metopic synostosis has significantly increased over the reviewed period in all of our units, both in absolute numbers as in comparison to the total number of craniosynostosis...
  11. ncbi The timing of physiologic closure of the metopic suture: a review of 159 patients using reconstructed 3D CT scans of the craniofacial region
    H L Vu
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 12:527-32. 2001
    ..Therefore, 3-D CT scans showing complete closure of the metopic suture at an early age (3 to 9 months) cannot be considered as evidence of metopic synostosis, and thus, should not be the decisive factor for early surgical intervention...
  12. ncbi Aneurysmal frontal bone cyst in a child with history of acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a case of rare location and history
    Bashar Abuzayed
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 32:e1-3. 2010
    ..Brain computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging revealed a cystic bone lesion in the right frontal bone. A preoperative diagnosis of myeloproliferative disorder was made and it was surgically resected and ..
  13. ncbi Hydroxyapatite cranioplasty: 2. Clinical experience with a new quick-setting material
    Barry L Eppley
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 14:209-14. 2003
    ..Infection occurred in 3 patients (5%) which was treated by removing the HA cranioplastic material. This faster-setting HA material offers similar cranioplastic benefits as other materials but with an accelerated intraoperative set time...
  14. ncbi Aneurysmal bone cyst arising from fibrous dysplasia of the frontal bone (2004:2b)
    Wen Chiung Lin
    Department of Radiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Sec 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
    Eur Radiol 14:930-2. 2004
  15. ncbi Large cavernous hemangioma of the frontal bone
    Seref Dogan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Uludag University School of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 45:264-7. 2005
    A 53-year-old woman presented with a rare case of cavernous hemangioma of the frontal bone manifesting as right frontal stabbing headache and local swelling...
  16. ncbi Intraosseous cavernous hemangioma of the frontal bone
    Khaled Nasser
    Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Sohag University, Sohag, Egypt
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 47:506-8. 2007
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a small mass lesion with bone erosion of the posterior table of the frontal bone. Preoperative examination yielded no final diagnosis. En bloc resection was performed...
  17. ncbi Primary Ewing's sarcoma of the frontal bone with intracranial extension
    Amit Agrawal
    Department of Surgery, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi Meghe, Wardha, India
    J Cancer Res Ther 5:208-9. 2009
    ..We report a case of an 11-year-old male child with primary Ewing's sarcoma of the frontal bone with intracranial extension...
  18. ncbi Contouring of cranial vault irregularities with hydroxyapatite cement: a clinical and experimental investigation
    Johannes Franz Honig
    Department of Craniofacial and Plastic Surgery, University Hospital and Medical School of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany
    J Craniofac Surg 16:457-60. 2005
    ..Twenty-one patients were treated for residual cranial frontal bone defects after craniotomy with HAC (Bone Source, Stryker Leibinger GmbH, D-79111 Freiburg, Germany)...
  19. ncbi Clinical and genetic aspects of trigonocephaly: a study of 25 cases
    Cyrus Azimi
    Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Med Genet A 117:127-35. 2003
    ..An investigation to delineate the underlying cause of trigonocephaly is indicated because of its important implications on medical management for the patient and the reproductive plans for the family...
  20. ncbi Hydroxyapatite cement (BoneSource) for repair of critical sized calvarian defects--an experimental study
    Stephan Rupprecht
    Department of Oral and Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen Nuremberg University, Glueckstr 11, Erlangen, Germany
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 31:149-53. 2003
    ..In an experimental study the hydroxyapatite cement BoneSource was tested for the ability in relation to the defect size and for its resorption properties...
  21. pmc Concerted action of Msx1 and Msx2 in regulating cranial neural crest cell differentiation during frontal bone development
    Jun Han
    Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, School of Dentistry, University of Southern California, 2250 Alcazar Street, CSA 103, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Mech Dev 124:729-45. 2007
    ..Although Msx1 and Msx2 are both expressed throughout the entire development of the frontal bone, the frontal bone defect in Msx1 or Msx2 null mutants is rather mild, suggesting the possibility of functional ..
  22. ncbi Desmoplastic fibroma of the frontal bone
    Rahul Lath
    Department of Neurosurgery, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, 500 033, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Neurol India 54:314-5. 2006
    Desmoplastic fibroma is a benign but locally aggressive tumor arising usually from the mandible, pelvis and long bones with a potential for recurrence. We report a case of desmoplastic fibroma of the frontal bone in a young male.
  23. ncbi Frontal bone periosteal osteomas
    Tushar R Patel
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:648-51. 2004
    ..sinus is the most frequent location of cranial osteomas, they are also occasionally seen involving only the frontal bone periosteum...
  24. ncbi Anatomical variations of the frontal and supraorbital transcranial passages
    Canan Saylam
    Division of Anatomy, Ege University Medical School, Izmir, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 14:10-2. 2003
    ..Types of these passages were also evaluated, and frequencies were calculated. Measurements were made using a digital compass, and the student t test was used in the statistical evaluation of results...
  25. ncbi An intraosseous lipoma in the frontal bone--a case report
    G Nahles
    Clinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Clinical Navigation and Robotics, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 33:408-10. 2004
    ..A rare case of a recurrent intraosseous lipoma affecting the frontoparietal skull is reported. The diagnostic difficulties, histopathologic features and surgical therapy are presented...
  26. ncbi [Endoscopically assisted fronto-orbitary correction in trigonocephaly]
    J Hinojosa
    Unidad de Cirugía Craneofacial, Servicio de Neurocirugía Pediáitrica, Hospital Universitario Materno Infantil 12 de Octubre
    Cir Pediatr 20:33-8. 2007
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  27. ncbi Prevention of temporal depression that follows fronto-orbital advancement for craniosynostosis
    Albert K Oh
    Craniofacial Centre, Division of Plastic Surgery, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 17:980-5. 2006
    ..The temporalis muscle is rotated, advanced, and secured to the bandeau. Bone mush is used to fill the remaining superior coronal and donor site defects. Representative case examples are presented...
  28. ncbi On the origin of bitemporal hollowing
    Jacques J N M van der Meulen
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sophia Children s Hospital, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Craniofac Surg 20:752-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the growth process of the periorbital region after correction for trigonocephaly in the long term...
  29. ncbi TGFbeta-mediated FGF signaling is crucial for regulating cranial neural crest cell proliferation during frontal bone development
    Tomoyo Sasaki
    Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology School of Dentistry University of Southern California, 2250 Alcazar Street, CSA 103, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Development 133:371-81. 2006
    The murine frontal bone derives entirely from the cranial neural crest (CNC) and consists of the calvarial (lateral) aspect that covers the frontal lobe of brain and the orbital aspect that forms the roof of bony orbit...
  30. ncbi Frontobasal suture distraction corrects hypotelorism in metopic synostosis
    Charles Davis
    Central and Southern New Zealand Craniofacial Program, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Craniofac Surg 20:121-4. 2009
    ..We postulated that spring-induced shear forces and subsequent displacement across the frontobasal sutures are the primary initial mechanisms for change in cranio-orbital morphology...
  31. ncbi Chondromyxoid fibroma of frontal bone: a case report and review of the literature
    Tayfun Hakan
    Haydarpaşa Numune Teaching and Research Hospital Neurosurgery Department, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 18:249-53. 2008
    ..a well-defined expansive lesion with a sclerotic margin measuring approximately 3 cm in diameter in the right frontal bone. On MRI, T1-weighted images revealed a well circumscribed, lobulated and strongly enhancing lesion...
  32. ncbi The frontotemporal peripheral nerves. Topographic variations of the supraorbital, supratrochlear and auriculotemporal nerves and their possible clinical significance
    N B Andersen
    Section of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Surg Radiol Anat 23:97-104. 2001
    ..Some of the observed structures associated with the nerve might be pain-generators, however the present study does not provide any evidence for such a hypothesis...
  33. ncbi Trigonocephaly: surgical considerations and long term evaluation
    Burt M Greenberg
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Einstein Medical Center, and Winthrop University Hospital, North Shore University Hospital Long Island Jewish Health Care System, Manhasset, New York, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 17:528-35. 2006
    ..Radiographic findings include ovoid orbits with parallel medial borders, thickened keel-shaped frontal bone, small ethmoid sinuses, and a short anterior cranial fossa with pitched sphenoid wings...
  34. ncbi [Reconstruction of the frontal bone with individual titanium implants after surgical therapy of osteomyelitis of the frontal bone]
    M Bucheler
    Klinik für Hals Nasen Ohren Heilkunde Plastische Operationen, Universitat Leipzig, Liebigstrasse 18a, 04103 Leipzig
    HNO 50:339-46. 2002
    Individually prefabricated titanium implants enable the reconstruction of the frontal bone after surgical therapy of osteomyelitis without compromising mechanical stability or aesthetic results...
  35. ncbi Additional distraction osteogenesis after conventional fronto-orbital advancement
    Yasushi Fujimori
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Osaka Medical College, Osaka, Japan
    J Craniofac Surg 16:1064-9. 2005
    ..Although it is necessary to have a secondary operation to remove the devices and prolonged hospitalization is required, the disadvantages are far outweighed by the many advantages when performing additional fronto-orbital advancement...
  36. ncbi Monostotic craniofacial fibrous dysplasia: the Turkish experience
    Sertac Yetiser
    Department of ORL and HNS, Gulhane Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 17:62-7. 2006
    ..Because of its benign nature and decreased growth rate after adolescence, surgical treatment should be reserved for those with functional impairment or severe cosmetic disturbance...
  37. ncbi Ultrasound in the diagnosis of craniosynostosis
    Jan Regelsberger
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Hamburg, Germany
    J Craniofac Surg 17:623-5; discussion 626-8. 2006
    ..Sonography offers the potential to be a standard investigation for infants with head deformities suspecting a suture pathology and has been therefore integrated in our craniofacial outpatient clinic as a daily routine method...
  38. ncbi Delayed degradation in a resorbable plating system
    Richard Mackool
    Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 17:194-7; discussion 197-8. 2006
    ..The bone underlying the plates was depressed and irregular in contour when compared with the adjacent bone. Microscopic studies showed a giant cell foreign-body reaction with crystalline material present in the cell vacuoles...
  39. ncbi 'Z-pattern' craniosynostosis: a novel presentation of trisutural fusion
    Rodney E Schmelzer
    Craniofacial Center, Medical City Dallas Hospital, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 18:568-74. 2007
    ..In this small series, a two-staged procedure successfully normalized the calvarial dysmorphism, and early growth and development appear normal...
  40. ncbi Pyrexia after transcranial surgery
    Satoshi Takagi
    Australian Craniofacial Unit, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, Australia
    J Craniofac Surg 17:202-4. 2006
    ..We conclude that this pyrexia should be considered to be a part of the normal physiological response to craniofacial surgery...
  41. ncbi Frontal bone fractures: new technique of closed reduction
    Paolo Piccolino
    Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 18:695-8. 2007
    ..This technique avoids the scarring often observed after the open reduction technique and, in selected cases, treatment may be carried out in neuroleptanalgesia reducing operating as well as hospitalization times and healthcare costs...
  42. ncbi Application of the spanning plate concept to frontal orbital advancement: techniques and clinical experience in 60 patients
    Fernando Burstein
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery University of Indiana, Indianapolis, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 17:241-5. 2006
    ..Application of these plates simplifies FOA surgery and represents a step in the evolution of plating technology...
  43. ncbi Microscopic approach to craniosynostosis
    James E Baumgartner
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 16:997-1005. 2005
    ..The authors note that critical to this approach is the postoperative helmet therapy. Early results are encouraging...
  44. ncbi Treatment of nonsyndromic bilateral coronal synostosis using a multiple bone flap rotation-reposition technique
    Kyung Suck Koh
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Craniofac Surg 15:603-8. 2004
    ..Cranial remodeling using repositioned multiple bone flaps can produce excellent results functionally and esthetically in brachycephaly...
  45. ncbi Acquired unilateral coronal craniosynostosis
    Kevin A Brenner
    The Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute, University of California, Irvine, CA 92868 3298, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 17:561-7. 2006
    ..The genesis and molecular biology of craniosynostosis are discussed; patient presentation and treatment are reviewed...
  46. ncbi Quantitative and qualitative assessment of morphology in sagittal synostosis: mid-sagittal vector analysis
    Jeffrey R Marcus
    Centre for Craniofacial Care and Research, Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Craniofac Surg 17:680-6. 2006
    ..The transverse dimension is not addressed in this single plane analysis; a more comprehensive application will require additional planes of analysis and the development of a normative database...
  47. ncbi Rotating distraction osteogenesis in a child with secondary craniosyntostosis
    Jaiho Chung
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea
    J Craniofac Surg 17:557-60. 2006
    ..After bilateral frontal craniectomy, the frontal bone and the midline of the superior orbital bone were fixed with a single wire, thus converting the linear ..
  48. ncbi Management of the large cranial osteoma: experience with 13 adult patients
    Y Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maresal Cakmak Military Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 147:1151-5; discussion 1155. 2005
    ..Large osteomas are benign, slow-growing and rare neoplasms of the skull, which are usually asymptomatic but may need surgical resection...
  49. ncbi Allogeneic membranous bone grafting for a large calvarial defect
    Alan F Breidahl
    Melbourne Craniofacial Unit, Royal Children s Hospital Melbourne, and the Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:43e-49e. 2005
  50. ncbi Blood loss and transfusion rates during repair of craniofacial deformities
    Gokhan Tuncbilek
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 16:59-62. 2005
    ..Every medical and surgical strategy for minimizing the need for blood transfusion should be considered...
  51. ncbi Taking calvarial grafts--tools and techniques: VI. The splitting of a parietal bone "flap"
    P Tessier
    Miami Children s Hospital, Miami, FL 33155, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:74S-88S; discussion 92S-94S. 2005
  52. ncbi Hybrid of distraction osteogenesis unilateral frontal distraction and supraorbital reshaping in correction of unilateral coronal synostosis
    Kaneshige Satoh
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Showa University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Craniofac Surg 15:953-9. 2004
    ..No particular complications were encountered in any of the four cases with a follow-up period that ranged from 18 to 53 months...
  53. ncbi The craniofacial phenotype of the Crouzon mouse: analysis of a model for syndromic craniosynostosis using three-dimensional MicroCT
    Chad A Perlyn
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 43:740-8. 2006
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  54. ncbi Piezoelectric osteotomy: a new technique for bone surgery-advantages in craniofacial surgery
    Arnaud Gleizal
    Service de Chirurgie Maxillo faciale, Hôpitaux Nord, 93 Grande Rue de la Croix Rousse, 69317, Lyon, Cedex 04, France
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:509-13. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that such a device could also be useful in craniofacial surgery, particularly during the removal of the superior orbital roof during craniofaciostenosis surgery...
  55. ncbi Cranial anatomy of the spade-headed amphisbaenian Diplometopon zarudnyi (Squamata, Amphisbaenia) based on high-resolution X-ray computed tomography
    Jessica Anderson Maisano
    Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    J Morphol 267:70-102. 2006
    ..The degree to which this mosaic of features reflects functional demands, shared ancestry, and/or convergence is unclear in the absence of a stable hypothesis of amphisbaenian phylogeny...
  56. ncbi Modeling of scaphocephaly using superelastic titanium-nickel rings: a preliminary report
    Kazimierz Kobus
    University Clinic of Medical Academy in Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland
    J Craniofac Surg 18:504-10. 2007
    ..Observations made so far and good treatment results indicate purposefulness of discussed treatment continuation...
  57. ncbi Frontoorbital reconstruction
    Steven R Buchman
    Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, 2130 Taubryn Health Care Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 10:43-56. 2002
    ....
  58. ncbi A new skull of early Homo from Dmanisi, Georgia
    Abesalom Vekua
    Georgian State Museum, Georgian Academy of Sciences, 3 Purtseladze Street, Tbilisi 380007, Georgia
    Science 297:85-9. 2002
    ..We suggest that the ancestors of the Dmanisi population dispersed from Africa before the emergence of humans identified broadly with the H. erectus grade...
  59. ncbi Sutural strain in orthopedic headgear therapy: a finite element analysis
    Christof Holberg
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 134:53-9. 2008
    ..Does the mechanical signal induced in the sutures sufficiently account for a growth-influencing effect?..
  60. ncbi Monobloc and facial bipartition osteotomies
    Ramon L Ruiz
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Brauer Hall, CB 7450, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 10:131-48. 2002
  61. ncbi The misdiagnosis of craniosynostosis as deformational plagiocephaly
    Yuan Liu
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 19:132-6. 2008
    ..We present 4 clinical reports on patients in whom unilateral coronal craniosynostosis and lambdoid craniosynostosis were originally misdiagnosed as occipital deformational plagiocephaly and highlight individual structural distinctions...
  62. ncbi Postoperative mental and morphological outcome for nonsyndromic brachycephaly
    Eric Arnaud
    Groupe d Etudes des Malformations Craniofaciales, Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 149 rue de Sevres, 75743 Paris Cedex 15, France
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:6-12; discussion 13. 2002
    ..Primary correction of the temporal bulging should be performed in conjunction with fronto-orbital advancement to improve the morphological outcome in patients with the mutation...
  63. ncbi A novel method for measuring and monitoring monobloc distraction osteogenesis using three-dimensional computed tomography rendered images with the "biporion-dorsum sellae" plane. Part II: comparison of measurements before and after distraction
    Kenneth E Salyer
    World Craniofacial Foundation, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 19:369-76. 2008
    ..The findings seem to point the way for an increased consolidation period and more detailed examination of the CT scans before removal of internal distraction devices...
  64. ncbi Single suture craniosynostosis: diagnosis and imaging
    Jyri Hukki
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Centre Helsinki, Finland
    Front Oral Biol 12:79-90. 2008
    ..In this review we describe the range of isolated synostoses and show how these can lead to a variety of different morphological and functional abnormalities...
  65. ncbi Ultrasound diagnosis of craniosynostosis
    Carolyn Miller
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 39:73-80. 2002
    ..To retrospectively study prenatal ultrasound images of patients with craniosynostosis to determine the extent to which prenatal diagnosis is possible...
  66. ncbi Traumatic basilar artery occlusion caused by a fracture of the clivus--case report
    S Sato
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 41:541-4. 2001
    ..Cerebral angiography is recommended in a patient in a deep coma without massive brain contusion at the early stage of head injury to identify the possibility of vertebrobasilar artery occlusion in a clivus fracture...
  67. ncbi The Bmp pathway in skull vault development
    Robert Maxson
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Front Oral Biol 12:197-208. 2008
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  68. ncbi Long-term results following fronto-orbital reconstruction in nonsyndromic unicoronal synostosis
    Jesse Creed Selber
    Division of Plastic Surgery and Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:251e-260e. 2008
    ..This study examined the relationship between age at initial surgery and need for secondary surgery, to determine the optimal age for reconstruction...
  69. ncbi Long-term results following reconstruction of craniofacial defects with titanium micro-mesh systems
    J J Kuttenberger
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kantonsspital Luzern, Switzerland
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 29:75-81. 2001
    ..The defects were caused by acute trauma, osteomyelitis of the frontal bone and previous operations...
  70. ncbi Our experiences managing a rare cranio-orbital cleft
    Sami A Al-Ani
    Craniofacial Unit, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Craniofac Surg 19:819-22. 2008
    ..The management and surgery of this patient are discussed, and the relevant literature is reviewed. The usefulness of three-dimensional computed tomography reconstructions and plastic models in planning the surgery is discussed...
  71. ncbi Subgaleal versus subperiosteal dissection in fronto-orbital advancement procedures
    J F Honig
    Department of Craniofacial and Plastic Surgery, University Hospital and Medical School of Goettingen, Germany
    J Craniofac Surg 12:287-91. 2001
    ..The subgaleal dissection caused less bleeding and tethering of the advanced bone...
  72. ncbi Oblique facial clefting associated with unicoronal synostosis
    C A MacKinnon
    Australian Craniofacial Unit, Women and Children's Hospital, and the University of Adelaide, South Australia
    J Craniofac Surg 12:227-31. 2001
    ..Craniosynostosis and oblique facial clefting presenting together in the same patient is a rare event. We present such a case, and detail the treatment plan to allow simultaneous correction of both deformities...
  73. ncbi Surgical treatment of aplasia cutis congenita of the scalp associated with bilateral coronal synostosis
    Yuzo Komuro
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Craniofac Surg 13:513-9. 2002
    ..During the second stage, the residual hairless scar was completely covered with hair-bearing scalp by tissue expansion and the residual skull defects were successfully reconstructed with split calvarial bone grafting...
  74. ncbi Auditory ERPs reveal brain dysfunction in infants with plagiocephaly
    Polina Balan
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Craniofac Surg 13:520-5; discussion 526. 2002
    ..In the current study we demonstrated, for the first time, that the central sound processing, as reflected by ERPs, is affected in children with plagiocephaly...
  75. ncbi Neurocranial suture autotransplantation and periosteal dura stripping to provide a passive growth site in craniosynostosis--a case report
    Maurice Y Mommaerts
    Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies Team, General Hospital St Jan, Bruges, Belgium
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 31:202-8. 2003
    ..The behaviour of a neurocranial suture autograft in a plagiocephalic infant is described...
  76. ncbi Complications associated with gradual cranial vault distraction osteogenesis for the treatment of craniofacial synostosis
    Yoshiyuki Yonehara
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Craniofac Surg 14:526-8. 2003
    ..Advanced bone was deformed in one patient. In another, the expansion device was exposed, resulting in a postoperative scar. Despite these complications, the cranium was successfully expanded in all patients...
  77. ncbi Definition of topographic organization of skull profile in normal population and its implications on the role of sutures in skull morphology
    Farhad Pirouzmand
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Craniofac Surg 19:27-36. 2008
    ..These territories hinge on the coronal suture. Therefore, the coronal suture may play a dominant role in final skull configuration...
  78. ncbi Fronto-orbital remodeling without orbito-naso-frontal bandeau
    M J Munoz
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Craniofacial Unit, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre Materno Infantil, Avda de Cordoba s n, 28041, Madrid, Spain
    Childs Nerv Syst 19:353-8. 2003
    ..The aim of the technique is to achieve a supra-orbital bilateral bar and a frontal bone. We have introduced a modification in order to simplify the technique.
  79. ncbi Onlay bone graft augmentation for refined correction of coronal synostosis
    John H Grant
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 39:546-54. 2002
    ..The primary purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term result of an onlay bone graft augmentation of the supraorbital ridge at the time of primary correction of coronal suture synostosis...
  80. ncbi Management of nonsyndromic craniosynostosis
    G E Ghali
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 10:1-41. 2002
    ..More recently, additional advances in pediatric anesthesia and biodegradable plating systems have improved the management of these complex craniomaxillofacial deformities...
  81. ncbi Long-spanning resorbable plates in cranial vault reconstruction
    Barry L Eppley
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 14:89-91. 2003
  82. ncbi Three-dimensional cranial expansion using distraction osteogenesis for oxycephaly
    Tetsuji Uemura
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saga Medical School, Nabeshima, Saga, Japan
    J Craniofac Surg 14:29-36. 2003
    ..We describe two oxycephaly cases and the surgical technique of three-dimensional cranial expansion using distraction osteogenesis...
  83. ncbi Cranial growth after distraction osteogenesis of the craniosynostosis
    Yong Oock Kim
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Institute of Human Tissue Restoration, Yonsei University College of Medicine Korea, Seoul, Korea
    J Craniofac Surg 19:45-55. 2008
    ..The corrected symmetry of asymmetric deformity was well maintained during a long-term follow-up period as well...
  84. ncbi Adverse facial edema associated with off-label use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in cranial reconstruction for craniosynostosis. Case report
    M Mohsin Shah
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65203, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 1:255-7. 2008
    ..The edema rapidly resolved after the patient underwent surgery to remove the rhBMP-2 implants...
  85. ncbi Beyond the bandeau: 4 variations on fronto-orbital advancements
    Jeffrey A Fearon
    Craniofacial Center, Dallas, Texas 75230, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 19:1180-2. 2008
    ..These osteotomy designs permit more accurate positioning of the supraorbits; they are also structurally and inherently stable, offering surgeons greater latitude in fixation techniques...
  86. ncbi Deformational posterior plagiocephaly: diagnosis and treatment
    John F Teichgraeber
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 39:582-6. 2002
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of helmet therapy (DOC band) in the correction of patients with moderate to severe posterior deformational plagiocephaly...
  87. ncbi Frontocranial remodeling without opening of frontal sinuses in a scaphocephalic adolescent: a case report
    Daniel Marchac
    Craniofacial Unit, Neurosurgical Pediatric Department, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    J Craniofac Surg 13:698-705. 2002
    ..The case of a 19-year-old young man, followed since childhood, who finally requested the correction, is presented and discussed...
  88. ncbi Clinical findings precede objective diagnostic testing in the identification of increased ICP in syndromic craniosynostosis
    Lisa R David
    North Carolina Center for Cleft and Craniofacial Deformities, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 13:676-80. 2002
    ..In cases such as these, long-term follow-up is essential because of the progressive nature of the disorder as well as the possibility of a recurrence of elevated intracranial pressure and a need for secondary decompressive surgery...
  89. ncbi The effect of neurocranial surgery on basicranial morphology in isolated sagittal craniosynostosis
    V B DeLeon
    Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 38:134-46. 2001
    ..The lack of change in the postoperative cranial base angle suggests that neurocranial surgery alleviates the occipital rotation and decreased cranial base angle described in the sagittal synostosis basicranium...
  90. ncbi Use of radial forearm free flap with palmaris longus tendon in reconstruction of total maxillectomy with sparing of orbital contents
    Ibrahim Askar
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dicle University, Medical School, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 14:220-7. 2003
    ..into the defect, and the palmaris longus tendon was medially and laterally anchored to the periosteum of the frontal bone to suspend the ocular globe in the orbital cavity...
  91. ncbi Panfacial fractures: analysis of 33 cases treated late
    Dongmei He
    Attending Surgeon, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Peking University, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Beijing, China
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:2459-65. 2007
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to analyze the characteristics of delayed panfacial fractures and evaluate treatment results...
  92. ncbi Biodegradation of Inion fast-absorbing biodegradable plates and screws
    H Wolfgang Losken
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7195, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 19:748-56. 2008
    ..Inion baby plates and screws were tested in a rabbit model. Plates were applied to the frontal bone, over a bony defect of the parietal bone, to a nasal bone fracture, and inserted in the subcutaneous space over ..
  93. ncbi Primary skull lesions in the pediatric population: a 25-year experience
    Sarah E Gibson
    Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 131:761-6. 2007
    ..Previous studies of skull lesions in the pediatric population suggest that dermoid/epidermoid tumors are the most common childhood skull tumors...
  94. ncbi Low-profile 1-piece bifrontal craniotomy for anterior skull base approach and reconstruction
    Fatma Ozlen
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 21:233-8. 2010
    ..In this article, we attempt to describe our own technique of frontal craniotomy for anterior skull base approach. In this technique, the frontal bone, frontal sinus, and the superior supraorbital bar are elevated in en bloc fashion.
  95. ncbi Distraction osteogenesis of the cranial vault for the treatment of craniofacial synostosis
    Byung Chae Cho
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Taegu, Korea
    J Craniofac Surg 15:135-44. 2004
    ..In one patient with a cloverleaf skull deformity, a frontal bone osteotomy was first performed 1 cm above the roof of the orbit...
  96. ncbi Restricting facial bone growth with skeletal fixation: a preliminary study
    Thomas E Southard
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 130:218-23. 2006
    ..The purpose of this preliminary study was to investigate the use of rigid skeletal fixation to modify facial bone growth without compliance...
  97. ncbi [Munchausen syndrome, a factitious injury, presenting brain abscess and intraventricular hemorrhage: a case report]
    Yukihiro Goto
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine
    No Shinkei Geka 39:381-6. 2011
    ..During the surgery, the authors noticed a small bone defect in the frontal bone above the brain abscess; therefore, we considered that head injury just concerned this lesion...
  98. ncbi Frontal bone windows for transcranial color-coded duplex sonography
    E Stolz
    Department of Neurology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Stroke 30:814-20. 1999
    ..However, transorbital TCCS raises problems with the insonation of the orbital lens. To overcome these drawbacks, we studied the feasibility of frontal bone windows for TCCS examinations.
  99. ncbi Severe-to-fatal head injuries in motor vehicle impacts
    Narayan Yoganandan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 42:1370-8. 2010
    ..However, contact locations were biased to the impact mode: anterior aspects of the frontal bone and face were involved in frontal impacts while temporal-parietal regions were involved in side impacts...
  100. ncbi [No-malignant lessions involving the paranasal sinuses and anterior skull base]
    Elisa Gil-Carcedo
    Servicio de Otorrinolaringologia, Hospital Universitario Rio Hortega, Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Espana
    Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 60:9-18. 2009
    ..These diseases have different features. The aim of this study is to set out the particularities of the non-malignant lesions involving both zones...
  101. ncbi Deer antlerogenic periosteum: a piece of postnatally retained embryonic tissue?
    C Li
    AgResearch, Invermay Agricultural Centre, Mosgiel, New Zealand
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 204:375-88. 2001
    ..reviews the research findings on the piece of periosteum overlying the lateral crest of prepubertal deer frontal bone, known as antlerogenic periosteum (AP)...

Research Grants13

  1. Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Patterned Growth of the Mammalian Skull
    Robert E Maxson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will continue to test the idea that Msx1/2 are required in the neural crest for the apical expansion of the frontal bone rudiment, and that changes in MOP cell life history contribute to dorso-ventral patterning defects of Msx ..
  2. Regional differences in neural crest and mesodermal derived calvarial bone healin
    Michael T Longaker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We have preliminarily observed the frontal bone to possess superior osteogenic potential both in vitro and in vivo compared to the parietal bone...
  3. Craniofacial Gene Discovery in Mice
    Leah Rae B Donahue; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..a) Nm3768, a semi-dominant mutation displaying preaxial polydactlyly, a short nose, dorsal alopecia, abnormal frontal bone development, and eyes open at birth;b) Nm3437, a semi-dominant mutation exhibiting a short nose, a belly spot, ..
  4. Twist1 in Boundary Formation and Craniosynostosis
    Robert E Maxson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..cells of the prospective suture and the neural crest derived osteogenic cells of the prospective frontal bone. We showed that ephrin-Eph signaling, controlled by Twist1, has a role in the maintenance of this boundary: ..
  5. Molecular Regulatory Mechanism of Calvarial Morphogenesis
    Yang Chai; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..we design studies to investigate the hierarchy of TGF-b signaling in regulating the fate of CNC cells during frontal bone development by testing the hypothesis that TGF-beta signaling regulates the expression of Msx1, which in turn ..
  6. Androgen action in bone: Overexpression of AR
    Kristine M Wiren; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These studies will identify specific molecular events/pathways influenced by androgen treatment in bone, and should lead to an improved understanding of mechanisms that influence adult bone size and quality. ..
  7. Regulation of Cranial Suture Development by TGF-Beta and Fibroblast Growth Factor
    Arun Gosain; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal will provide mechanistic insights into the regulation of cranial suture development, and help to relate mouse and human models of craniosynostosis. ..
  8. EXPRESSION & FUNCTION OF HOMEOBOX GENES
    Robert Maxson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Each mutant exhibits calvarial ossifications defects in the frontal bone, which, from lineage tracing experiments with the Wnt1-cre/R26R neural crest marking system, is derived from ..
  9. Protocol for Multicentre Trials of Cleft Palate Surgery
    William Shaw; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Neurite density in skin as a marker for neuropathic pain
    Anne Louise Oaklander; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Intracranial Strain in Mild Traumatic Head Injury
    Philip Bayly; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This is an inter-disciplinary project involving impact mechanics, MR tagging, histopathology, and brain injury. ..
  12. Persistent changes in brain expression after withdrawal
    KRISTINE WIREN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..e. physical dependence leading to withdrawal seizures) are regulated at the genetic level. This knowledge may help in the development of new strategies for the treatment of alcohol dependence. ..