Key Features:Full-color diagrams and clinical photos illustrate surgical approaches used to correct cleft deformities Accompanying videos help readers synthesize the step-by-step procedures described in the bookTreatment algorithms to guide readers in choosing the best treatment option for each clinical problem
This book is an excellent how-to guide that otolaryngologists, facial plastic reconstructive surgeons, plastic surgeons, oral maxillofacial surgeons, and speech pathologists will read cover-to-cover and refer to whenever they need a refresher on how to tackle a particular cleft or velopharyngeal disorder.
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Comprehensive Cleft Care is a complete clinical reference that addresses every aspect of the life-long care required by patients with orofacial clefting. Supported by a handsome full-color presentation, Comprehensive Cleft Care features heavily-illustrated chapters that provide unmatched coverage of everything from prenatal diagnosis to final orthognathic surgery. The inclusion of topics such as basic science research, mission work, and outcome measures make this an all-in-one clinical companion with coverage that cannot be found anywhere else. With its distinct holistic approach and perspectives from skilled specialists in a variety of disciplines, Comprehensive Cleft Care presents an unmatched overview of cleft repair and management. Volume Two of the book covers all the surgical and operative issues connected with the care of cleft patients, discussing both primary and secondary surgery, dental, orthodontic and prosthetic management, and management of skeletal deformities. An operative DVD is included with the book.
The first part explains the principles of cleft and palate treatment, including the role of tissue engineering in craniofacial surgery. Part 2 details the aspects of primary surgical reconstruction, Part 3 discusses orthodontic treatments of cleft lip and palate, including a chapter on adult treatment, and Part 4 covers how to improve results in interdisciplinary treatment. Case presentations include results of treatment after 20-year follow up visits. Ideal for oral and maxillofacial surgeons, pediatric plastic surgeons, orthodontists, pediatric dentists, and residents in these specialties.