Palatoplasty: Furlow's double reversing Z-plasty versus intravelar veloplasty.


OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of Furlow's double reversing z-plasty (Furlow) versus intravelar veloplasty with longitudinal closure including palatal muscle reorientation (IVV). DESIGN Retrospective, single-institution, single-surgeon comparison. PATIENTS One hundred nineteen consecutive cleft palate patients were enrolled; 34 syndromic and 9… (More)


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@article{Gunther1998PalatoplastyFD, title={Palatoplasty: Furlow's double reversing Z-plasty versus intravelar veloplasty.}, author={Edward J. Gunther and Joseph Wisser and M. A. Cohen and A. S. Brown}, journal={The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association}, year={1998}, volume={35 6}, pages={546-9} }