Dentocraniofacial morphology of 21 patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate: a cephalometric study.

@article{Corbo2005DentocraniofacialMO,
  title={Dentocraniofacial morphology of 21 patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate: a cephalometric study.},
  author={Miranda Corbo and Thierry Dujardin and Viviane de Maertelaer and Chantal Malevez and R{\'e}gine Glineur},
  journal={The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={42 6},
  pages={618-24}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the skeletal and dental craniofacial proportions of unilateral cleft lip and palate patients who were operated upon using the Malek technique, and compare them with a normal group to highlight the effect of surgical correction on craniofacial development during growth. DESIGN Retrospective. METHODS The cleft palate was closed using the Malek technique in a single operation at 3 months for 11 patients (complete closure of lip and palate) and in a two-stage operation for… CONTINUE READING
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