Cleft palate repair: Furlow versus von Langenbeck.

Abstract

The Furlow cleft palate repair using a double opposing Z-plasty appears to be very promising. In order to detect advantages and disadvantages concerning the technique as well as speech- and hearing results, the Furlow palatoplasty was compared with the classical von Langenbeck technique. Data analysis from 10 children in both groups revealed that the Furlow… (More)

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