- Surgery improves vision and cosmetic appearance of an adult patient with fibrous dysplasia of the frontal bone
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...
- 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...
- Differential FGF ligands and FGF receptors expression pattern in frontal and parietal calvarial bones
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...
- Orbito-cranial injuries caused by penetrating non-missile foreign bodies. Experience with eighteen patients
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...
- Intraosseous schwannoma of the frontal bone
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...
- Msx2 and Twist cooperatively control the development of the neural crest-derived skeletogenic mesenchyme of the murine skull vault
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...
- The tolerance of the frontal bone to blunt impact
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...
- Patterning of geographic variation in Middle Pleistocene Homo frontal bone morphology
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Aneurysmal frontal bone cyst in a child with history of acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a case of rare location and history
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 ..
- 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...
- 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
- Large cavernous hemangioma of the frontal bone
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...
- Intraosseous cavernous hemangioma of the frontal bone
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...
- Primary Ewing's sarcoma of the frontal bone with intracranial extension
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...
- 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)...
- Clinical and genetic aspects of trigonocephaly: a study of 25 cases
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...
- Hydroxyapatite cement (BoneSource) for repair of critical sized calvarian defects--an experimental study
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...
- Concerted action of Msx1 and Msx2 in regulating cranial neural crest cell differentiation during frontal bone development
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 ..
- Desmoplastic fibroma of the frontal bone
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.
- 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...
- Anatomical variations of the frontal and supraorbital transcranial passages
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...
- An intraosseous lipoma in the frontal bone--a case report
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...
- [Endoscopically assisted fronto-orbitary correction in trigonocephaly]
Unidad de Cirugía Craneofacial, Servicio de Neurocirugía Pediáitrica, Hospital Universitario Materno Infantil 12 de Octubre
Cir Pediatr 20:33-8. 2007
- 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...
- 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...
- TGFbeta-mediated FGF signaling is crucial for regulating cranial neural crest cell proliferation during frontal bone development
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...
- Frontobasal suture distraction corrects hypotelorism in metopic synostosis
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...
- Chondromyxoid fibroma of frontal bone: a case report and review of the literature
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- [Reconstruction of the frontal bone with individual titanium implants after surgical therapy of osteomyelitis of the frontal bone]
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...
- Additional distraction osteogenesis after conventional fronto-orbital advancement
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...
- Monostotic craniofacial fibrous dysplasia: the Turkish experience
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...
- Ultrasound in the diagnosis of craniosynostosis
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...
- Delayed degradation in a resorbable plating system
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...
- '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...
- Pyrexia after transcranial surgery
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...
- Frontal bone fractures: new technique of closed reduction
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...
- Application of the spanning plate concept to frontal orbital advancement: techniques and clinical experience in 60 patients
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Rotating distraction osteogenesis in a child with secondary craniosyntostosis
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 ..
- Management of the large cranial osteoma: experience with 13 adult patients
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...
- 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
- Blood loss and transfusion rates during repair of craniofacial deformities
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...
- Taking calvarial grafts--tools and techniques: VI. The splitting of a parietal bone "flap"
Miami Children s Hospital, Miami, FL 33155, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 116:74S-88S; discussion 92S-94S. 2005
- Hybrid of distraction osteogenesis unilateral frontal distraction and supraorbital reshaping in correction of unilateral coronal synostosis
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...
- 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
- Piezoelectric osteotomy: a new technique for bone surgery-advantages in craniofacial surgery
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...
- 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...
- Modeling of scaphocephaly using superelastic titanium-nickel rings: a preliminary report
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...
- 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
- A new skull of early Homo from Dmanisi, Georgia
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...
- Sutural strain in orthopedic headgear therapy: a finite element analysis
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?..
- 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
- The misdiagnosis of craniosynostosis as deformational plagiocephaly
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...
- Postoperative mental and morphological outcome for nonsyndromic brachycephaly
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...
- 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...
- Single suture craniosynostosis: diagnosis and imaging
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...
- Ultrasound diagnosis of craniosynostosis
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...
- Traumatic basilar artery occlusion caused by a fracture of the clivus--case report
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...
- The Bmp pathway in skull vault development
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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Surgical treatment of aplasia cutis congenita of the scalp associated with bilateral coronal synostosis
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...
- Auditory ERPs reveal brain dysfunction in infants with plagiocephaly
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...
- 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...
- Complications associated with gradual cranial vault distraction osteogenesis for the treatment of craniofacial synostosis
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...
- Definition of topographic organization of skull profile in normal population and its implications on the role of sutures in skull morphology
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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- Three-dimensional cranial expansion using distraction osteogenesis for oxycephaly
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Frontocranial remodeling without opening of frontal sinuses in a scaphocephalic adolescent: a case report
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Use of radial forearm free flap with palmaris longus tendon in reconstruction of total maxillectomy with sparing of orbital contents
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...
- Panfacial fractures: analysis of 33 cases treated late
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...
- 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 ..
- 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...
- Low-profile 1-piece bifrontal craniotomy for anterior skull base approach and reconstruction
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.
- 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...
- 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...
- [Munchausen syndrome, a factitious injury, presenting brain abscess and intraventricular hemorrhage: a case report]
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...
- Frontal bone windows for transcranial color-coded duplex sonography
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.
- Severe-to-fatal head injuries in motor vehicle impacts
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...
- [No-malignant lessions involving the paranasal sinuses and anterior skull base]
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...
- Deer antlerogenic periosteum: a piece of postnatally retained embryonic tissue?
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)...