R Christopher Weatherley-White

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Nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate is a common birth defect with a wide range of prevalence among different populations, apparently highest in Asians and Amerindians and lowest in Africans. Recent genomewide association studies of European-derived and Asian populations have identified six confirmed loci for this phenotype: 1p22.1, 1q32.2(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the pattern and distribution of nonsyndromic orofacial clefts among patients in the Rift Valley region of northwestern Kenya. METHODS Subjects were categorized anatomically for occurrence of an atypical cleft lip variant (ACL), typical cleft lip (CL), cleft lip and palate (CLP), or cleft palate (CP), and family history of(More)
This study attempts to define the effect of early repair and breast-feeding on the outcome of cleft lip surgery. The first part deals with 100 consecutive cleft lip repairs categorized retrospectively by age at operation. Forty-nine patients were operated on during the first 3 weeks of life; 51 at an older age. There were no statistically significant(More)