Cranioplasty ( Monomeric Acrylic Designed in Dental Laboratory Versus Methylmethacrylate Codman's Type)
Iraqi Postgraduate Medical Journal,
2011, Volume 10, Issue 2, Pages 198-203
Cranioplasty is a surgical procedure for closure of skull defect either duo to traumatic or non traumatic causes, using a synthetic or natural materials for repair
14 patients collected from AL-Kadhimiya teaching hospital ,complaining of skull defect ,12 males,2 females. 8 patients had history of bullet injury.
Surgery done for all using methylmethacrylate Codman's type for 8,the other 6, monomeric acrylic designed in the hospital.1 patient had history of loss of consciousness postoperatively, 1 patient had postoperative dizziness, mild improvement of headache in two patients.
Monomeric acrylic designed preoperatively decreasing the time of surgical maneuvere
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