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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Condition Specific Organizations

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 666 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Audiological and Otological Status of 45 Infants with Cleft Palate].
 

Author(s): Dian-yin Shi, Lian Zhou, Ying-ying Shang

Journal: Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao. 2016 Apr;38(2):136-9.

 

To study the audiological and otological status of cleft palate infants with the application of distortion product otoacoustic emission (DPOAE), auditory brainstem response (ABR), tympanometry with 1000 Hz and 226 Hz probe tones.

Last Updated: 16 May 2016

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Computer-Assisted Orthognathic Surgery for Patients with Cleft Lip/Palate: From Traditional Planning to Three-Dimensional Surgical Simulation.
 

Author(s): Daniel Lonic, Betty Chien-Jung Pai, Kazuaki Yamaguchi, Peerasak Chortrakarnkij, Hsiu-Hsia Lin, Lun-Jou Lo

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Although conventional two-dimensional (2D) methods for orthognathic surgery planning are still popular, the use of three-dimensional (3D) simulation is steadily increasing. In facial asymmetry cases such as in cleft lip/palate patients, the additional information can dramatically ...

Last Updated: 23 Mar 2016

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Epidemiologic Research on Malformations Associated with Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate in Japan.
 

Author(s): Hiroshi Koga, Koichi Iida, Tomoki Maeda, Mizuho Takahashi, Naoki Fukushima, Terufumi Goshi

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To investigate malformations associated with cleft lip and cleft palate, we conducted surveys at neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) and other non-NICU facilities and to determine whether there are differences among facilities. The regional survey investigated NICU facilities located ...

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2016

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The terms "Cleft Palate" returned 34 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Flap Necrosis after Palatoplasty in Patients with Cleft Palate.
 

Author(s): Percy Rossell-Perry

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2015 ;2015():516375.

 

Palatal necrosis after palatoplasty in patients with cleft palate is a rare but significant problem encountered by any cleft surgeon. Few studies have addressed this disastrous complication and the prevalence of this problem remains unknown. Failure of a palatal flap may be attributed ...

Last Updated: 14 Aug 2015

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Current Controversies in Diagnosis and Management of Cleft Palate and Velopharyngeal Insufficiency.
 

Author(s): Pablo Antonio Ysunza, Gabriela M Repetto, Maria Carmen Pamplona, Juan F Calderon, Kenneth Shaheen, Konkgrit Chaiyasate, Matthew Rontal

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2015 ;2015():196240.

 

One of the most controversial topics concerning cleft palate is the diagnosis and treatment of velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI).

Last Updated: 14 Aug 2015

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Globalization of Craniofacial Plastic Surgery: Foreign Mission Programs for Cleft Lip and Palate.
 

Author(s): Donald R Laub

Journal: J Craniofac Surg. 2015 Jun;26(4):1015-31.

 

International Humanitarian Interchanges are a bona fide component of surgery and medicine. Additionally, these programs also provide substantial benefit both to the doers and the recipients.The foreign mission program is potentially a weapon of foreign policy which is underutilized ...

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2015

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Timing of Primary Surgery for Cleft Palate
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cleft Palate

 

Last Updated: 26 May 2015

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An Investigation for the Optimal Timing of a Cleft Palate Repair
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cleft Palate

 

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2008

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The Role of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Cleft Palate and Velopharyngeal Insufficiency Repair
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Cleft Palate

 

Last Updated: 22 Feb 2016

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