A sine-wave-shaped skin incision for inserting deep-brain stimulators


Solmaz B., Tatarli N., Ceylan D., BAYRİ Y., ZİYAL M. İ. , Seker A.

ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA, vol.156, no.8, pp.1523-1525, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 156 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00701-014-2123-8
  • Journal Name: ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1523-1525
  • Keywords: Deep-brain stimulation, Scalp incision, Neurosurgery, Surgical technique, Wound healing, HARDWARE-RELATED COMPLICATIONS, SURGERY, WEIGHT, SCALP

Abstract

The sine-wave-shaped skin incision is a technique that minimizes skin-related complications near burr hole caps after electrode placement for deep-brain stimulation (DBS).