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The influence of the Tübingen soft palate plate and early cleft closure on the nasopharyngeal airway for the management of airway obstruction in an infant with Pierre Robin sequence: A case report.
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PMID:  23010599     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
INTRODUCTION: A Tübingen palate plate and early cleft closure for successful airway management is described in a newborn with Pierre Robin sequence.
PRESENTATION OF CASE: A three-day-old newborn with an acute airway obstruction underwent primary treatment with a Tübingen soft palate plate.
DISCUSSION: After stabilization of the airway, the cleft soft palate was closed after three months.
CONCLUSION: The Tübingen soft palate plate proved to be a very satisfactory treatment for the infant.
Lucia Gerzanic; Matthias Feichtinger; Hans Kärcher
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-08-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of surgery case reports     Volume:  3     ISSN:  2210-2612     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Surg Case Rep     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-29     Completed Date:  2012-10-30     Revised Date:  2013-02-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101529872     Medline TA:  Int J Surg Case Rep     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  608-10     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Surgical Associates Ltd. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 12, A-8036 Graz, Austria. Electronic address:
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