Pediatric tongue-tie division: indications, techniques and patient satisfaction.

  title={Pediatric tongue-tie division: indications, techniques and patient satisfaction.},
  author={Tuomas Klockars and Anne Pitk{\"a}ranta},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  volume={73 10},
OBJECTIVE To study the characteristics and outcome of paediatric tongue-tie division. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective analyses of 317 paediatric tongue-tie divisions (frenotomy or frenuloplasty). RESULTS Based on a questionnaire returned by 159 (51%) of patients (or guardians) the most common indication was speech/articulation problems (64%). Other indications included restricted movement (18%) and lactation/nutrition problems (8%). 84% of patients (or guardians) reported benefit from… CONTINUE READING


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