The Management of Blood Loss in Non-Syndromic Craniosynostosis Patients Undergoing Barrel Stave Osteotomy

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KÜÇÜK A. , TÜMTÜRK A. , Gergin I. Ş. , Oral S. , GÖRKEM S. B. , KURTSOY A. , ...More

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.27, no.1, pp.138-141, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.14751-15.2
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.138-141


AIM: Barrel stave osteotomy is a widely used procedure in neurosurgery for the majority of craniosynostosis patients. Both in the intraoperative and postoperative periods, there is inevitable leakage type bleeding from the bones undergoing osteotomy. A number of studies have been performed in order to prevent this complication but a concise procedure is still lacking.