Velopharyngeal function for speech after the Frolova primary palatoplasty technique.

  title={Velopharyngeal function for speech after the Frolova primary palatoplasty technique.},
  author={William N Williams and K R Bzoch and Virginia L Dixon-Wood and Michael B Seagle and John A. Nackashi and Ronald G. Marks and L E Frolova and Eugenia Serova and G V Gonchakov and S Shcheslavskiĭ and T Shmel'kova and A F Zagirova},
  journal={The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association},
  volume={35 6},
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken by several members of the University of Florida Craniofacial Center to assess the results of palatoplasty performed by the method devised by Larisa Y. Frolova, M.D. in 1971. DESIGN The assessment was based on evaluation of each subject's speech and velopharyngeal function through perceptual measures, nasometry, and video-nasendoscopy. SETTING The study took place at the National Pediatric Center for Congenital Maxillofacial Pathology, Moscow, Russia… CONTINUE READING

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