Long-Term Effects of Presurgical Infant Orthopedics in Patients With Cleft Lip and Palate: A Systematic Review


UZEL A. , ALPARSLAN Z. N.

CLEFT PALATE-CRANIOFACIAL JOURNAL, vol.48, no.5, pp.587-595, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1597/10-008
  • Title of Journal : CLEFT PALATE-CRANIOFACIAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.587-595

Abstract

Objective: This study aimed to assess the scientific evidence on the efficiency of presurgical infant orthopedic appliances in patients with cleft lip and palate to shed light on a specific, contemporary discussion of whether the appliances have long-term advantages with respect to treatment outcomes.