Modified superior pharyngeal flap for the treatment of velopharyngeal insufficiency in children.

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OBJECTIVE To describe a modified rolled superior pharyngeal flap for treatment of velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) in children. METHODS Prospective case series at a tertiary care multidisciplinary aerodigestive center. Four children, aged 5-12 years, with VPI refractory to speech therapy resulting after cleft palate (bilateral, submucous, or soft palate… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2013.03.035

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