Complications and solutions in presurgical nasoalveolar molding therapy.

@article{LevyBercowski2009ComplicationsAS,
  title={Complications and solutions in presurgical nasoalveolar molding therapy.},
  author={Daniel Levy-Bercowski and Amara Abreu and Eladio Deleon and Stephen Looney and John W Stockstill and Michael Weiler and Pedro E Santiago},
  journal={The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={46 5},
  pages={521-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To outline three main categories of nasoalveolar molding complications, describe their etiologies and manifestations, and prescribe preventive and palliative therapy for their proper management. Estimates of the incidence of each complication also are provided. MATERIALS AND METHODS Data were collected retrospectively from the charts of 27 patients with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate treated by the first author (D.L.-B.) at the University of Puerto Rico (n = 12) and the… CONTINUE READING

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