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Long-Term Incisal Relationships After Palatoplasty in Patients With Isolated Cleft Palate

Odom EB, Woo AS, Mendonca DA, Heubner DV, Nissen RJ, Skolnick G, Patel KB. Long term incisal relationships after palatoplasty inpatients with isolated cleft palate. J Craniofacial Surgery 2016: 27 (4): 867-70.

Various palatoplasty techniques have limited incisions in the hard palate due to concerns that these incisions may limit maxillary growth. There is little convincing long-term evidence to support this. Our purpose is to determine incisal relationships, an indicator for future orthognathic procedure, in patients after repair of an isolated cleft of the secondary palate. 

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