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Clin Plast Surg. 2014 Apr;41(2):179-88. doi: 10.1016/j.cps.2014.01.003.

Modern tenets for repair of bilateral cleft lip.

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1
Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial & Oral Surgery, Duke Cleft and Craniofacial Center, Duke Children's Hospital, 200 Trent Drive, Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710, USA.
2
Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial & Oral Surgery, Duke Cleft and Craniofacial Center, Duke Children's Hospital, 200 Trent Drive, Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710, USA. Electronic address: jeffrey.marcus@duke.edu.

Abstract

The understanding of the bilateral cleft lip and associated nasal deformity has evolved over the last 30 years to a point where there now exists general agreement regarding the goals, principles, and strategies for operative repair. This article presents modern tenets for repair of bilateral cleft lip and describes a logical approach to correction of the different possible subtypes.

KEYWORDS:

Bilateral cleft lip; Cleft lip nasal deformity

PMID:
24607187
DOI:
10.1016/j.cps.2014.01.003
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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