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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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Cleft Palate" returned 719 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Patient and parent reported outcome measures in cleft lip and palate patients before and after secondary alveolar bone grafting.
 

Author(s): Chun-Shin Chang, Christopher Glenn Wallace, Yen-Chang Hsiao, Ting-Chen Lu, Sue-Huei Chen, Fuan-Chiang Chan, Philip Kuo-Ting Chen, Jyh-Ping Chen, Chee-Jen Chang, M Samuel Noordhoff

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(52):e9541.

 

European and Northern American healthcare authorities increasingly encourage the use of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) that complement clinical and laboratory assessments to help holistically evaluate reconstructive outcomes. This is the first study to evaluate PROMs in ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The impact and cost-effectiveness of the Amref Health Africa-Smile Train Cleft Lip and Palate Surgical Repair Programme in Eastern and Central Africa.
 

Author(s): Hasan Hamze, Asrat Mengiste, Jane Carter

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Cleft lip with or without cleft palate (CLP) is a congenital malformation that causes significant morbidity in low and middle income countries. Amref Health Africa has partnered with Smile Train to provide CLP surgeries since 2006.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Three-dimensional morphology of first molars in relation to ethnicity and the occurrence of cleft lip and palate.
 

Author(s): Sandra Echtermeyer, Philine H Metelmann, Alexander Hemprich, Karl-Heinz Dannhauer, Karl-Friedrich Krey

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This study aims to describe morphological peculiarities of maxillary and mandibular first molars in Europeans, Asians and Europeans with cleft lip and palate.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Cleft Palate" returned 40 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Treatment outcomes of pre-surgical infant orthopedics in patients with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
 

Author(s): Hamid Reza Hosseini, Eleftherios G Kaklamanos, Athanasios E Athanasiou

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Non-syndromic clefts lip and/or palate (CL/P) defects may have manifold significant and detrimental consequences for the affected individuals and their family environment. Although the use of pre-surgical infant orthopedics (PSIO) was introduced as a means to improve management and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Predictive validity of the GOSLON Yardstick index in patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate: A systematic review.
 

Author(s): Cindy Buj-Acosta, Vanessa Paredes-Gallardo, José María Montiel-Company, Alberto Albaladejo, Carlos Bellot-Arcís

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Among the various indices developed for measuring the results of treatment in patients born with unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP), the GOSLON Yardstick index is the most widely used to assess the efficacy of treatment and treatment outcomes, which in UCLP cases are closely linked ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Association between IRF6 and 8q24 polymorphisms and nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Kachin Wattanawong, Sasivimol Rattanasiri, Mark McEvoy, John Attia, Ammarin Thakkinstian

Journal: Birth Defects Res. Part A Clin. Mol. Teratol.. 2016 Sep;106(9):773-88.

 

We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of interferon regulatory factor 6 and 8q24 polymorphisms with nonsyndromic cleft lip with/without cleft palate (NSCL/P).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Suprazygomatic Block in Cleft Palate Surgery in Children
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cleft Palate

 

Last Updated: 1 Feb 2018

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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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The Use of Fibrin Sealant to Reduce Post Operative Pain in Cleft Palate Surgery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cleft Palate

 

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2016

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