To discuss the intraoperative and postoperative complications of cranioplasty and management during a 7-year period.
Retrospective study of 7-year period of 63 patients including both male and female.
Highest experienced complications were seizures and dural tear, i.e., 6%, followed by EDH in 3% patients, hydrocephalus and pneumocephalus combined 3%, 1.6% CSF collection and flap necrosis each. All the complications were managed successfully.
Complications of cranioplasty can be managed by following sound surgical principles. Serious complications like meningitis, air embolism and death are rare.
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Chowdhury, S.K.R., Kumar, A. & Kumar, P. A Retrospective Study of Complications in Cranioplasty: 7-Year Period. J. Maxillofac. Oral Surg. 20, 558–565 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12663-020-01482-0