A fiberscopic study of velopharyngeal closure in patients with operated cleft palates.

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We studied the differences in how velopharyngeal closure is learned and obtained by operated cleft palate patients during various activities. Sixty-eight operated cleft palate patients, who had complete closure during swallowing, were examined with the nasopharyngeal fiberscope to determine the extent of velopharyngeal closure while they were producing… (More)

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@article{Matsuya1979AFS, title={A fiberscopic study of velopharyngeal closure in patients with operated cleft palates.}, author={Takeshi Matsuya and M. Yamaoka and Taiko Miyasaki}, journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery}, year={1979}, volume={63 4}, pages={497-500} }