Bone Flap Fixation

Practising different bone flap fixation methods using the Neurosurgical Simulator-Rowena

Having cut a variety of bone flaps various different methods of fixation can be utilised.

These include;

  • Simple sutures through holes drilled with a ‘wire-passing’ bit or matchstick head on the high speed drill
  • ‘Dog-bone’ plates and self tapping screws
  • ‘Spin-down’ craniotomy fixation devices
  • A wide variety of other plates, screws and meshes.
Bone Flap fixation
Bone Flap Fixation
Bone Flap Fixation