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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 45  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 560--562

Use of a halo frame for optimum intra- and post-operative management after scalp replantation/revascularization


Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Microsurgery, Sparsh Hospital, Bangalore, India

Correspondence Address:
Sushil Nahar
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Microsurgery, Sparsh Hospital, 29/P2, Narayana Health City, Bommasandra, Bangalore - 560 099
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-0358.105978

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We present a new technique for stabilizing an avulsed scalp during and after replantation/revascularization. We used an aluminium "halo" frame with 4 screws. This technique can rigidly stabilize an avulsed scalp and eliminate the possibility of shearing/pressure necrosis. This device can make perioperative management easier and more comfortable for the patient and caregivers.






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