Plagiocephaly

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Plagiocephaly

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Plagiocephaly" returned 22 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The incidence of positional plagiocephaly: a cohort study.
 

Author(s): Aliyah Mawji, Ardene Robinson Vollman, Jennifer Hatfield, Deborah A McNeil, Reginald Sauvé

Journal: Pediatrics. 2013 Aug;132(2):298-304.

 

The objective of this study was to estimate the incidence of positional plagiocephaly in infants 7 to 12 weeks of age who attend the 2-month well-child clinic in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2013

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Plagiocephaly and brachycephaly treatment with cranial orthosis: a case report.
 

Author(s): Gerd Schreen, Carolina Gomes Matarazzo

Journal: Einstein (Sao Paulo). ;11(1):114-8.

 

The number of cranial deformities has increased considerably since international efforts of pediatricians to recommend parents putting their babies to sleep in the supine position as a strategy to reduce sudden death syndrome of the newborn. On the one hand, this program has demonstrated ...

Last Updated: 12 Apr 2013

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Development at age 36 months in children with deformational plagiocephaly.
 

Author(s): Brent R Collett, Kristen E Gray, Jacqueline R Starr, Carrie L Heike, Michael L Cunningham, Matthew L Speltz

Journal: Pediatrics. 2013 Jan;131(1):e109-15.

 

Infants and toddlers with deformational plagiocephaly (DP) have been shown to score lower on developmental measures than unaffected children. To determine whether these differences persist, we examined development in 36-month-old children with and without a history of DP.

Last Updated: 2 Jan 2013

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The terms "Plagiocephaly" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Non-surgical management of posterior positional plagiocephaly: orthotics versus repositioning.
 

Author(s): J Paquereau

Journal: Ann Phys Rehabil Med. 2013 Apr;56(3):231-49.

 

Evaluate from the literature, the evidence of comparative efficiency of non-surgical treatments (orthotics or head repositioning therapy) in posterior positional plagiocephaly.

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2013

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[Doubts and confusions in the diagnosis and treatment of positional plagiocephaly. Management protocol].
 

Author(s): J Esparza Rodríguez, J Hinojosa Mena-Bernal, María J Muñoz-Casado, A Romance-García, I García Recuero, A Muñoz-González

Journal: An Pediatr (Barc). 2007 Sep;67(3):243-52.

 

Positional plagiocephaly is currently the most frequent cause of consultation at pediatric neurosurgical departments in Spain and other western countries. There is considerable confusion in the literature on the terminology and physiopathology of this deformity, as well as its differential ...

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2007

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Neurodevelopmental implications of "deformational" plagiocephaly.
 

Author(s): Brent Collett, David Breiger, Darcy King, Michael Cunningham, Matthew Speltz

Journal: J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2005 Oct;26(5):379-89.

 

Over the past decade there has been a dramatic increase in referrals to specialty clinics, craniofacial centers, plastic surgeons, and neurosurgeons for assessment and treatment of deformational plagiocephaly (DP). Though considered a medically benign condition, preliminary reports ...

Last Updated: 13 Oct 2005

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Postural Assessment in Plagiocephaly
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Plagiocephaly

 

Last Updated: 14 May 2014

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The Effect of Gender on the Consumption of Pain Medication in Infants Undergoing Craniosynostosis Repair or Untethering of Cord in ITU
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Craniosynostosis Repair; Untethering of Cord

 

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2013

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The Efficacy and Population Pharmacokinetics of Tranexamic Acid for Craniosynostosis Surgery
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Craniosynostosis

 

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2014

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