T W de Witt

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The oblique facial cleft may present as a cutaneous and/or an osseous cleft, with or without a cleft lip, and with or without a cleft palate. This particular case was born with complete bilateral cutaneous-osseous oblique facial clefts which extended from the oral cavity to the eye sockets with anophthalmia on the right side. The first surgical intervention(More)
A bilateral cleft lip and palate case received ornithine-vasopressin intra-operatively in preparation for a vasoconstricted field of the various lip segments prior to the repair of the cleft lip. A cyanotic tinge appeared immediately. This eventually led to total necrosis of the upper lip. Various relevant blood tests were done and a mild thrombocytosis was(More)
OVERVIEW A shortage of staff for teaching neonatology skills to large numbers of students, in small groups and following a new curriculum, necessitated an innovative educational strategy. This entailed the development and implementation of an interactive multimedia program (CD-ROM) to deliver information about skills and to demonstrate them. METHODS(More)
Thirteen patients with nasomaxillo-acrodysostosis are described. Some have the facial appearance of this syndrome only, although the others are more severely affected, with skull, eyes, ears, vertebrae and peripheral extremity involvement. The features of the 13 patients were studied and compared with those described in the literature as belonging to(More)
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