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Growing ProblemHow doctors at Children’s Hospital Colorado are revolutionizing treatment for infants with flat-head syndrome.BY SARAH PROTZMAN HOWLETTJANUARY 2016Of all the gear you collected for your new baby, a helmet probably wasn’t on your list—and yet, more and more American parents are wondering whether a helmet will fix their babies’ plagiocephaly, colloquially known as flat-head […]
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Language, learning, and memory in children with and without single-suture craniosynostosis. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Jan 1:1-11. [Epub ahead of print]Language, learning, and memory in children with and without single-suture craniosynostosis.Kapp-Simon KA1,2, Wallace E3, Collett BR3,4, Cradock MM5, Crerand CE6,7, Speltz ML3,4.Author information: 1Cleft-Craniofacial Center, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Chicago; and.2Craniofacial Center, Department of Surgery, University of […]
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Beyond Cosmetic ConcernsFunctional Deficits Associated with Deformational PlagiocephalyAfter discussing the rationale, timelines, and costs of cranial remolding orthoses, many parents of infants with plagiocephaly ask, “What happens if we don’t correct this head shape?” As common as this question is, the literature fails to provide an unequivocal answer. For most families, recognizing that the prescribed […]
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What’s in a Name? Accurately Diagnosing Metopic Craniosynostosis Using a Computational Approach.AbstractBACKGROUND:The metopic suture is unlike other cranial sutures in that it normally closes in infancy. Consequently, the diagnosis of metopic synostosis depends primarily on a subjective assessment of cranial shape. The purpose of this study was to create a simple, reproducible radiographic method to […]
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