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Management of Patient with Craniosynostosis

  • Rajeev Krishnaney-Davison
  • Surendrasingh Chhabada
  • Pilar CastroEmail author
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Abstract

The patient is a 7-month-old male, 8.4 kg, coming to the operating room after he was diagnosed with scaphocephaly secondary to sagittal synostosis. His mother noticed his head looked “different” with a “prominent forehead” and took him to see his pediatrician who recognized his head as dysmorphic at his 6-month visit. He was referred to a plastic surgeon who ordered a CT scan and confirmed the diagnosis of isolated sagittal synostosis. He was a full-term baby, born vaginally without any complications. No prior hospitalizations. No significant past medical history; developmentally he is meeting his milestones and is not taking any other medications other than vitamin D. He has not had any prior anesthetic history, and his family denies any issues with anesthesia.

Keywords

Craniosynostosis Craniofacial syndromes Complex cranial vault remodeling Antifibrinolytics Anesthesia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rajeev Krishnaney-Davison
    • 1
  • Surendrasingh Chhabada
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Pilar Castro
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Cleveland ClinicClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Lerner College of Medicine of CWRU, Cleveland ClinicClevelandUSA
  3. 3.Department of outcomes researchCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

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