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1977

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In 1977, Twist drill craniotomy for chronic subdural hematoma was introduced. 1).


In 1977 Yamura and Makino coined the term “syndrome of the sunken skin flap” to describe the neurological symptoms due to a craniectomy defect 2).

1)
Lee KS. How to Treat Chronic Subdural Hematoma? Past and Now. J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 2019 Mar;62(2):144-152. doi: 10.3340/jkns.2018.0156. Epub 2018 Nov 30. PubMed PMID: 30486622; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6411568.
2)
Yamaura A, Makino H. Neurological deficits in the presence of the sinking skin flap following decompressive craniectomy. (Tokyo) Neurol Med Chir 1977;17:43-53.
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