Harvey Cushing's experience with cranial deformity.

Abstract:

:Surgery for cranial deformity was associated with significant surgical morbidity during the early part of the 20th century. For this reason, Harvey Cushing was initially not in favor of surgical treatment of craniosynostosis. Later in his career, Cushing began to operate on these children, although it never became a major focus of his practice. Several examples of his patients with cranial deformity are presented, and his limited role in the development of this field is discussed.

journal_name

Neurosurg Focus

journal_title

Neurosurgical focus

authors

Maher CO,Buchman SR,O'Hara E,Cohen-Gadol AA

doi

10.3171/2010.9.FOCUS10191

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2010-12-01 00:00:00

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E6

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6

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1092-0684

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29

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