Cleft Palate

Common Name(s)

Cleft Palate, Cleft palate, isolated

Cleft palate as an isolated malformation behaves as an entity distinct from cleft lip with or without cleft palate (see {119530}). Dominantly inherited cleft soft palate in 4 generations has been reported ({6:Jenkins and Stady, 1980}); see {119570}.
 

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Oklahoma Family Network

To Provide emotional, informational and navigational support to those who have special health care needs or a disability, their families and the professionals who serve them. OFN promotes family/professional partnerships and family-centered care, assuring services are offered as recipients prefer..

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Cleft Palate" for support, advocacy or research.

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Oklahoma Family Network

To Provide emotional, informational and navigational support to those who have special health care needs or a disability, their families and the professionals who serve them. OFN promotes family/professional partnerships and family-centered care, assuring services are offered as recipients prefer..

http://www.oklahomafamilynetwork.org

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Cleft Palate" returned 658 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Application of team approach and key techniques of cleft lip and palate].
 

Author(s): Shi Bing, Fu Yuchuan, Yin Ningbei, Huang Hong-Zhang, Liu Jianhua, Chen Renji, Zhu Hongping, Liu Qiang, Huang Yongqing, Ren Zhanping, Lu Yong, Xiao Wenlin, Song Qinggao, Li Wanshan, Li Sheng, Wang Hongtao, Zhang Junrui, Jiang Liping, Ma Li, Wang Ling, He Dengqi

Journal: Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2017 Feb;35(1):8-17.

 

The development of an expert consensus based on specific domestic situations will provide practical guidance to the efforts aiming at improving cleft care in China. The team approach of twenty-one cleft centers were pooled together, covering pre-surgical orthopedics, primary surgical ...

Last Updated: 22 Mar 2017

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Association of single-nucleotide polymorphisms of CDH1 with nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate in a northern Chinese Han population.
 

Author(s): Hongquan Song, Xiaotong Wang, Jiaqun Yan, Na Mi, Xiaohui Jiao, Yanru Hao, Wei Zhang, Yuwei Gao

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Feb;96(5):e5574.

 

Nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate (NSCL/P) is a common congenital malformation among live births, and depends on race and ethnic background. The CDH1 gene plays a vital role in orofacial development. Our research was conducted to examine the association between 3 ...

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2017

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Nasal Airway Evaluation After Le Fort I Osteotomy Combined With Septoplasty in Patients With Cleft Lip and Palate.
 

Author(s): Zhongying Wang, Peihua Wang, Yixin Zhang, Guofang Shen

Journal: J Craniofac Surg. 2017 Jan;28(1):207-211.

 

Septal deviation constitutes an important component of both esthetic deformity and airway compromise in patients with cleft lip and palate (CLP). The posterior parts of the nasal septum presented greater deviation than the anterior parts in patients with complete unilateral CLP. Le ...

Last Updated: 8 Dec 2016

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The terms "Cleft Palate" returned 33 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Feeding methods for children with cleft lip and/or palate: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Giesse Albeche Duarte, Ramon Bossardi Ramos, Maria Cristina de Almeida Freitas Cardoso

Journal: Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. ;82(5):602-9.

 

Feeding difficulties in children with cleft lip and palate (CLP) are frequent and appear at birth due to impairment of sucking and swallowing functions. The use of appropriate feeding methods for the different types of cleft and the period of the child's life is of utmost importance ...

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2016

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20p12.3 deletion is rare cause of syndromic cleft palate: case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Saadia Amasdl, Abdelhafid Natiq, Aziza Sbiti, Maria Zerkaoui, Jaber Lyahyai, Saaid Amzazi, Thomas Liehr, Abdelaziz Sefiani

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Orofacial cleft (OFC) is one of the most common congenital malformations with a global incidence of approximately 1/700 live births. Clinically, OFCs can be syndromic or non-syndromic.

Last Updated: 4 Jan 2016

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A review of cleft lip and palate management: Experience of a Nigerian Teaching Hospital.
 

Author(s): Akinwale Adeyemi Efunkoya, Kelvin Uchenna Omeje, Ibiyinka Olushola Amole, Otasowie Daniel Osunde, Izegboya Olohitae Akpasa

Journal: Afr J Paediatr Surg. ;12(4):257-60.

 

Cleft lip (CL) and palate (CLP) management is multidisciplinary. A cleft team was formed in a Nigerian Tertiary Hospital to address the health needs of cleft patients in the centre.

Last Updated: 29 Dec 2015

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Last Updated: 14 Dec 2016

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Improving Outcomes in Cleft Palate Surgery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cleft Palate

 

Last Updated: 20 Oct 2015

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Dexmedetomidine vs Placebo for Pediatric Cleft Palate Repair
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Cleft Palate

 

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

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