Outcome of patients with cleft lip and cleft palate operated at Mahosoth, Mitthaphab and Setthathirath Hospitals in Lao People's Democratic Republic.


BACKGROUND Cleft lip and cleft palate or both are the most common orofacial congenital malformations found among live births. The causes of which are not clear but have a trend that includes 2 etiological factors, genetic and environmental. The incidence rate of cleft lip and palate is similar in every country worldwide and it stands at approximately 1-2/1… (More)