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Cleft palate habilitation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18716739     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Presurgical Orthopaedics is any treatment that alters the position of the segments of cleft maxilla in infancy prior to lip and palate reconstruction. There are different approaches, with different mechanics, seeking and achieving different end results. This article describes PNAM, a current approach to the traditional method of presurgical infant orthopaedics for patients with unilateral and bilateral clefts of lip and palate. The goal of PNAM is to align and approximate the alveolar cleft segments while at the same time achieving correction of nasal cartilage and soft tissue deformity.
Authors:
Shefali Singla; Manjot Kaur
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2008-08-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0973-7693     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-08-21     Completed Date:  2008-12-10     Revised Date:  2009-07-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  703-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Prosthodontics, Dr. H.S.J. Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, P.U., Chandigarh, India. shefali_singla@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Alveoloplasty
Cleft Lip / surgery
Cleft Palate / rehabilitation*,  surgery*
Humans
Infant
Nose / abnormalities,  surgery
Palatal Obturators
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures / instrumentation*,  methods*
Stents
Treatment Outcome

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