Timing and Methods of Treatment for Patients with Craniosynostosis

  • Linton A. Whitaker
  • Scott P. Bartlett
  • Luis Schut
  • Derek Bruce


The decision about what to do in the patient with craniosynostosis in infancy remains unsettled. A number of options are available to the surgeon, who must decide first on the timing of surgery, and second, what procedures should be done. We attempt to provide some answers based on experience with 164 patients having craniosynostosis and operated on during the past 12 years at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.


Major Revision Craniofacial Surgery Bone Grafting Procedure Craniofacial Reconstruction Frontal Suture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Linton A. Whitaker
  • Scott P. Bartlett
  • Luis Schut
    • 1
  • Derek Bruce
    • 2
  1. 1.PhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.DallasUSA

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