Bone defects in open depressed skull fractures – primary closure with bone cement (polymethylmetacrylate)?

F. Bretschneider, N. Rainov & V. Heidecke
Objective: Surgery of open depressed skull fractures includes wound debridement, elevation of depressed bone fragments, removal of hematomas, and revision of contusions, dural, and vascular lacerations. If the impressed bone is crushed or strongly contaminated, in most cases wound closure is carried[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]