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Evaluation of facial growth in non-cleft patients using the analysis method for patients after a cleft lip and/or palate repair.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19158005     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Analysis of the soft tissue profile is recognized as an important aspect for assessing the effect of different surgical methods in patients with a cleft lip and/or palate. Two hundred seventy healthy people with deciduous, mixed and permanent dentition were chosen for photographs. The photographs were measured and the ratios were calculated using the aesthetic indexes of the nasal and lip region used for evaluating cleft lip and palate repairs. Results revealed six measurements were symmetrical in non-cleft patients and the range of ratios was from 99.8% to 106.88%. This study indicated that the indexes were important for evaluation of cleft lip and palate repair. Based on the above results it was concluded that surgery was successful if the ratio was less than 10% when compared to non-cleft patients.
Authors:
Cheng-hao Li; Bing Shi; Xing He; Tian Meng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-01-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS     Volume:  63     ISSN:  1878-0539     ISO Abbreviation:  J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-01     Completed Date:  2010-02-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101264239     Medline TA:  J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  277-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
2009 British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, West China College of Stomatology of Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Analysis of Variance
Child
Child, Preschool
Cleft Lip / surgery*
Cleft Palate / surgery*
Dental Occlusion
Esthetics
Female
Humans
Infant
Male
Maxillofacial Development*
Photography
Reference Values
Treatment Outcome

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