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J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2010 Sep;63(9):e683-5. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2010.04.003. Epub 2010 May 24.

A quick snip - A study of the impact of outpatient tongue tie release on neonatal growth and breastfeeding.

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Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Department, St George's Healthcare NHS Trust, United Kingdom. BenMiranda@doctors.org.uk

Abstract

A prospective study (62 neonates) of ankyloglossia and breastfeeding difficulty is presented. At 2 weeks post-frenulotomy, there were significant improvements in weight (15+/-1.2 centiles) and breastfeeding, including number of sessions/24h (19%) and bottle top-ups/24h (81%) (p<0.0001).

PMID:
20493791
DOI:
10.1016/j.bjps.2010.04.003
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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