Dr. Golinko was a great presenter during the live event and shared his views on best practices for approaching craniosynostosis. His discussion on the subject provides information that both surgeons, medical students, and patients will find interesting and informative.
- What is craniosynostosis
- How common is craniosynostosis
- Types of craniosynostosis – sagittal, coronal, metopic, lambdoid
- Craniosynostosis vs. plagiocephaly
- Brain growth in the first year of life
- Facts about the development of the brain and development issues that might occur with craniosynostosis
- The importance of operating on the skull when an infant has craniosynostosis to allow for normal brain growth
- Common consults including flat head, closed soft spot, suture closure, and premature fusion
- Signs, symptoms, and risks of craniosynostosis
- Downstream effects of untreated craniosynostosis
- Treatment options for addressing craniosynostosis – cranial vault remodeling, spring assisted
- Survivor rates and complications
Dr. Golinko shared his presentation here.
A special thanks to Dr. Michael Golinko for hosting such an informative Facebook Live.