A Comparative Study to Evaluate the Functional Effect of Unilateral Uvuloplasty after Primary Palatoplasty


BACKGROUND The conventional method for uvular repair suturing the 2 hemi-uvulas of the palatal cleft together in the midline does not allow us to obtain a proper anatomical repair. In our hands, the midline straight closure frequently causes retraction of the uvular tissues with the consequent abnormal appearance of the uvula. We described before a method… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000000393


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