Initial size of cleft does not correlate with size and function of nasal airway in adults with unilateral cleft lip and palate.

@article{Reiser2011InitialSO,
  title={Initial size of cleft does not correlate with size and function of nasal airway in adults with unilateral cleft lip and palate.},
  author={Erika A Reiser and Anna Andlin-Sobocki and Maria Mani and Mats Holmstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Journal of plastic surgery and hand surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={
          129-35
        }
}
The noses of patients with clefts are often functionally inadequate. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the correlation between size of the maxillary cleft in infancy and size and function of the nasal airway in adults with unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP). This is a long-term follow up study including 53 patients with UCLP born between 1960 and 1987 and treated at the Cleft Lip and Palate Centre, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden. Lip repair was performed at 3-4 months of age… CONTINUE READING
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