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Cranioplasty Flap Lifting Caused by Intracranial Hypertension Literature Review

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Cranioplasty is a neurosurgical technique that replaces a bone defect in the skull with hard replacement tissue. It is indicated in particular after a decompressive craniectomy performed in severe head trauma in order to control intracranial hypertension refractory to medical treatment. Cranioplasty is sometimes associated with a significant number of complications, including hydrocephalus. In this article, we report the case of a cranioplasty flap lifting on intracranial hypertension following postoperative hydrocephalus and discuss the clinical relevance with a review of the literature.

Yakhya CISSE*, Jean Michel NZISABIRA, Abdoulaye DIOP, Ansoumane DONZO, Lounceny Fatoumata BARRY, Rokhaya DIAJHETE, Nantenin DOUMBIA, Papa Ndiouga LO, Aissatou KEBE, Fatou SENE, Alioune Badara THIAM, Momar Code BA and Seydou Boubakar BADIANE
Volume2-Issue3 | Received: 2021-02-15 | Accepted: 2021-03-11 | Published: 2021-03-12 | Pages: 136-138

FullText HTML FullText PDF DOI: 10.37871/jbres1203

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Copyright: © 2021 CISSE Y, et al. Distributed under Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0

How to cite this article: CISSE Y, NZISABIRA JM, DIOP A, DONZO A, BARRY LF, DIAJHETE R, DOUMBIA N, LO PN, KEBE A, SENE F, THIAM AB, BA MC, BADIANE SB. Cranioplasty Flap Lifting Caused by Intracranial Hypertension Literature Review. J Biomed Res Environ Sci. 2021 Mar 12; 2(3): 136-138. doi: 10.37871/jbres1203, Article ID: jbres1203

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