Unilateral cleft lip and nose repair; closed approach Dallas protocol completed patients.J Craniofac Surg 2009; 20 Suppl 2:1939-55JC
Unilateral primary lip/nose repair, closed approach using the Dallas protocol presents step-by-step technique with 10 completed cases. Adjustments and corrections frequently used in the lip/nose repair are presented. A discussion of various techniques used today with their advantages and disadvantages is reviewed. Ten completed cases are presented with their long-term outcomes. Recommendations for developing countries regarding this and other techniques are made for the care of the unilateral primary cleft lip, nose, alveolus, and palate.