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Prevalence and bacteriology of bacteremia associated with cleft lip and palate surgery
(Wolters Kluwer, 2013-07-01)
The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence and bacteriology of bacteremia associated with cleft lip and palate (CLP) surgery. Three venous blood samples were obtained from 90 eligible subjects who presented for ...
Survey of management of children with cleft lip and palate in teaching and specialist hospitals in Nigeria
(SAGE JOURNALS, 2011-03-01)
OBJECTIVE: A national survey was conducted to obtain an overall view of the current management of children with cleft lip and/or palate in Nigeria. METHOD: Questionnaires were sent to 44 identified cleft surgeons in all ...
Cleft deformities in adults and children aged over six years in Nigeria: Reasons for late presentation and management challenges.
(Clin Cosmet Investig Dent, 2009-11-01)
In developing countries, untreated cleft lips and palates are found with increasing frequency and patients often present to the surgeon far past the optimal time for closure of the cleft deformities. A prospective study ...
A prospective, single center analysis of satisfaction following cleft lip and palate surgeries in Southwest Nigeria.
(Wolters Kluwer, 2016-01-01)
Objective: Aim of this study was to assess satisfaction with facial appearance and function following cleft lip and palate (CLP) surgeries. Materials and Methods: The surgical outcome of 70 consecutive patients who had ...
Novel GREM1 Variations in Sub-Saharan African Patients With Cleft Lip and/or Cleft Palate
(SAGE JOURNALS, 2018-05-01)
OBJECTIVE: Cleft lip and/or cleft palate (CL/P) are congenital anomalies of the face and have multifactorial etiology, with both environmental and genetic risk factors playing crucial roles. Though at least 40 loci have ...
A multi-ethnic genome-wide association study identifies novel loci for nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate on 2p24.2, 17q23 and 19q31.
(Oxford Academic, 2016-07-01)
Orofacial clefts (OFCs), which include non-syndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate (CL/P), are among the most common birth defects in humans, affecting approximately 1 in 700 newborns. CL/P is phenotypically ...