[Primary upper cheiloplasty in congenital bilateral clefts].
Anthropometric and electromyographic analysis of the treatment results in 104 patients operated on according to Limberg's, Le Mezourier's, Manchester's techniques, or making use of primary rhinocheiloplasty and rhinocheilognathoplasty has shown the deformations typical of every one of these methods. The author describes a modification of primary rhinocheiloplasty, that helps avoid the characteristic postoperative deformations and improve the anatomic and functional results of treatment of patients with bilateral clefts of the upper lip. Late results were followed up for 4 years.
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