Specialty surgeon complete packaged procedure for cranioplasty. Cranioplasty is a surgical repair of a defect or deformity of a skull. Cranioplasty can be carried out by using bone removed at earlier surgery that has been preserved or by using bone from elsewhere as a graft. The surgeon will decide on the source of the graft. The iliac bone bounding the pelvis, ribs, and even a part of adjacent skull bone can be used. It is also possible to repair a gap in the skull by using a synthetic material. Metal such as tantalum, silastic, and other similar material manufactured for the express purpose of implantation into the body can also be used. It is usually necessary for the patient to be in the hospital for a week or so. The simplicity of the operation depends on the cause of the bone defect.
A Neurosurgery or neurological surgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders that affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.
This cranioplasty treatment cost includes the facility fee, physician’s fee, related medical procedures, and drugs required to administer the plan of care. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists, and cost of complication management; travel, food, and lodging.