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Pierre robin sequence: evaluation, management, indications for surgery, and pitfalls.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22588044     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article reviews the various treatment methods for airway obstruction and feeding difficulty in infants with Pierre Robin Sequence (PRS), and highlights the benefits and limitations of early mandibular distraction osteogenesis in particular as a way of managing both airway obstruction and feeding difficulty in these children.
Authors:
Andrew R Scott; Robert J Tibesar; James D Sidman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Otolaryngologic clinics of North America     Volume:  45     ISSN:  1557-8259     ISO Abbreviation:  Otolaryngol. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0144042     Medline TA:  Otolaryngol Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  695-710     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Floating Hospital for Children - Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Box 850, 800 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA.
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