Polymethyl-methacrylate cranioplasty as an excellent alternative to autograft bone flap

M. Merkle, A. Dimostheni, G. Maier, M. Tatagiba & F. Roser
Objective: Bone flap reimplantation after decompressive craniectomy always carries the risk of secondary infection or resorption of the implanted bone. As an alternative, polymethyl-methacrylate (PMMA) implants can be used. However, as they are foreign bodies, lower infection rates must be proven. Therefore,[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]