Open cranial vault remodeling: The evolving role of distraction osteogenesis

Christopher A. Derderian, Scott P. Bartlett

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In this article, we review some of the traditional techniques used to treat craniosynostosis. In addition to sharing our current approach to treating craniosynostosis with open techniques, we discuss our opinions on the evolving roles of newer modalities such as spring-assisted cranioplasty and cranial vault expansion using distraction osteogenesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)229-234
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Craniofacial Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012


  • Cranial vault distraction
  • Cranial vault remodeling
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Fronto-orbital advancement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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