Richardsons Protocol for Cleft Palate Repair
Cleft palate surgery: 1 Before surgery | 2. During surgery | 3. After Surgery
Age : 10 months
Types of surgeries: varies based on the severity and the type of the defect, but the concept behind the entire surgical repair is [ + ]
Cleft palate along with cleft lip is the most common congenital craniofacial anomaly all over the world. These defects when not repaired can cause difficulties in feeding, speech and other problems. Especially the cleft palate patients are more prone to development of respiratory and ear [ + ]
Most of the Patients with cleft palate deformity treated by surgeries acquire speech difficulties. Apart from normal cleft palate cases, a rare condition exists, known as the submucous cleft palate. The submucous cleft palate is also a congenital defect of the palate, formed in the roof of [ + ]
A cleft palate is a split or opening in the roof of the mouth. A cleft palate can involve the hard palate (the bony front portion of the roof of the mouth), and/or the soft palate (the soft back portion of the roof of the mouth).
Cleft palate [ + ]