volume 28, issue 1, P34-39 2013
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.815319
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Abstract: Cranioplasty is often considered as a low-risk procedure following craniectomy. In our cohort, a 20% risk of major complications, including death, was identified. These findings contribute to the literature, emphasising that cranioplasty is a high-risk procedure. Whilst compelling reasons may guide the undertaking of craniectomy, it is essential that consideration is given to the significant subsequent risks of cranioplasty.