A clinical and demographic profile of the cleft lip and palate in Sub-Himalayan India: A hospital-based study

@inproceedings{Dvivedi2012ACA,
  title={A clinical and demographic profile of the cleft lip and palate in Sub-Himalayan India: A hospital-based study},
  author={Jyoti Dvivedi and Sanjay Dvivedi},
  booktitle={Indian journal of plastic surgery : official publication of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVES To study the cleft lip and cleft palate in the poverty stricken Sub-Himalayan Garhwal region of India, being a commonly seen congenital abnormality and scarcity of studies about the demography of cleft in this region. DESIGN A prospective cohort observational case series was performed on 4657 cleft patients at a Tertiary care Hospital in Dehradun, India, over a period of 5 years. OUTCOME MEASURES The authors investigated the differences between age and sex with cleft status and… CONTINUE READING

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