Developing standardized outcomes and algorithms of treatment is a constantly evolving task. This article examines four variables in this process: cleft type, operative technique, surgical experience, and timing. Input from international cleft lip and palate programs regarding techniques and treatment modalities provide a dynamic tool for assessment and the development of guidelines in the treatment of the cleft lip and palate patient.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||Clinics in Plastic Surgery|
|State||Published - Nov 11 1998|
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