Statewide multicenter analysis of the incidence of secondary surgeries after isolated cleft palate repair.

@article{Parina2014StatewideMA,
  title={Statewide multicenter analysis of the incidence of secondary surgeries after isolated cleft palate repair.},
  author={Ralitza Parina and David Chao-Kai Chang and Ahmad N. Saad and Christopher A. Tokin and Amanda A. Gosman},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={72 Suppl 1},
  pages={S71-5}
}
INTRODUCTION Previous smaller studies have reported a wide range, 15% to 45%, of secondary palate surgery. The goal of this study was to report the true incidence of secondary surgery derived from a large statewide database as well as study the timing and risk factors for secondary surgery. METHODS Retrospective longitudinal analysis was performed of the 1995 to 2010 California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development patient discharge database, which allows patients to be followed… CONTINUE READING
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