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To Distract or Not to Distract: An Algorithm for Airway Management in Isolated Pierre Robin Sequence
Approaches advocated for treatment of airway obstruction among neonates with Pierre Robin sequence include positioning, tongue-lip adhesion, mandibular distraction, and tracheostomy, with noExpand
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Identification and assessment of velopharyngeal inadequacy.
PURPOSE To review current literature with respect to the diagnosis and assessment of velopharyngeal inadequacy (VPI), including present knowledge about the most common causes of VPI. METHODS DataExpand
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Submucous cleft palate: diagnostic methods and outcomes of surgical treatment.
The following statements summarize our interpretation of the literature regarding submucous cleft palate: Incidence and Diagnosis of Submucous Cleft Palate 1. In surveys of classic stigmata ofExpand
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Giant Congenital Nevi: A 20‐Year Experience and an Algorithm for Their Management
A variety of treatment options exists for the management of giant congenital nevi. Confusion over appropriate management is compounded because not all giant congenital nevi are pigmented, andExpand
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Surgical management of congenital dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans.
Congenital dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a rare tumor with varying clinical presentations that is commonly misdiagnosed. Treatment of congenital DFSP is complicated by delays in diagnosisExpand
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Midface Distraction following Le Fort III and Monobloc Osteotomies: Problems and Solutions
&NA; Distraction osteogenesis has been used increasingly for midfacial advancement in patients with syndromic craniosynostosis and in severe developmental hypoplasia of the midface. In theseExpand
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Evidence-Based Medicine: Orbital Floor Fractures
Learning Objectives: After studying this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Explain the epidemiology, anatomy, and pathophysiology of orbital floor fractures. 2. Select the optimal timingExpand
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A 1-year study of osteoinduction in hydroxyapatite-derived biomaterials in an adult sheep model: part I.
The study presented here investigated hydroxyapatite biomaterials implanted in soft-tissue sites in adult sheep to determine whether these materials are osteoinductive and whether the rate ofExpand
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Testing the Critical Size in Calvarial Bone Defects: Revisiting the Concept of a Critical-Size Defect
Background: There is a clinical need for bone replacement strategies because of the shortfalls endemic to autologous bone grafting, especially in the pediatric patient population. For the past 25Expand
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The Nasolabial Fold: An Anatomic and Histologic Reappraisal
The nasolabial fold was analyzed by anatomic and histologic evaluation of the tissue planes that create and surround the fold. A fascial-fatty layer exists in the superficial subdermal spaceExpand
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