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A 25-year-old female asked:

Bone flap reattachment after brain surgery, wires vs plates, differences?

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Dr. Todd Abbott
Pathology 26 years experience
I am not sure: I am not sure. Lets see if someone else with expertise in neurosurgery will answer your question.
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Dr. Andrea Scherer
Neurosurgery 12 years experience
I have never used wires. Maybe in other countries they still do, but here in North America we generally use plates and screws.
Oct 23, 2018
Last updated Oct 23, 2018
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