Comparison between palatal configurations in UCLP infants with and without a Hotz plate until four years of age.

@article{Mishima2000ComparisonBP,
  title={Comparison between palatal configurations in UCLP infants with and without a Hotz plate until four years of age.},
  author={Katsuaki Mishima and Yoshihide Mori and Toshio Sugahara and Katsuhiro Minami and Mamoru Sakuda},
  journal={The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={
          185-90
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of presurgical orthopedic treatment three dimensionally, we previously developed a novel measuring system and described the efficacy of the treatment until 18 months of age. The aim of this study was to compare palatal configuration in complete unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) infants fitted with a Hotz plate to those without it until four years of age using the same measuring system. PATIENTS Twenty complete UCLP infants were divided into two groups… CONTINUE READING

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