Velopharyngeal function of patients with cleft palate after primary palatoplasty: relevance of sex, age, and cleft type.

TitleVelopharyngeal function of patients with cleft palate after primary palatoplasty: relevance of sex, age, and cleft type.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsYang Y, Li Y, Wu Y, Gu Y, Yin H, Long H, Shi B, Zheng Q
JournalThe Journal of craniofacial surgery
Volume24
Issue3
Pagination923-8
Date Published2013 May
Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the relevance of sex, age, and cleft type to velopharyngeal function after primary Sommerlad palatoplasty so as to improve velopharyngeal function after the procedure.

DOI10.1038/ng.2653
Alternate JournalJ Craniofac Surg