Plagiocephaly

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Plagiocephaly

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Plagiocephaly" returned 20 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 5 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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Prevalence, risk factors, and natural history of positional plagiocephaly: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Andrea E Bialocerkowski, Sharon L Vladusic, Choong Wei Ng

Journal: Dev Med Child Neurol. 2008 Aug;50(8):577-86.

 

This review synthesized current research evidence on the prevalence, risk factors, and natural history of positional plagiocephaly. Research published between 1985 and 2007 was sourced from 13 databases. Evidence was categorized according to a hierarchy and rated on a standardized ...

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2008

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Head shape measurement standards and cranial orthoses in the treatment of infants with deformational plagiocephaly.
 

Author(s): Anthony McGarry, Melville T Dixon, Robert J Greig, David R L Hamilton, Sandra Sexton, Heather Smart

Journal: Dev Med Child Neurol. 2008 Aug;50(8):568-76.

 

This review aims to determine how head shape is measured and describes the use of orthoses in the management of deformational plagiocephaly. A systematic review was conducted and papers published in English up to and including 2006 were sourced from nine databases. After initial screening, ...

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2008

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Investigating the Effectiveness of Control Frequency on and Deformational Plagiocephaly
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Deformational Plagiocephaly

 

Last Updated: 16 Nov 2015

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Last Updated: 26 Oct 2015

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Brain Characteristics Noted Prior to and Following Treatment
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Nonsynostotic Plagiocephaly

 

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2015

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