Chapter 4. Cleft Lip and Palate Management in the Developing World

Primary and Secondary Surgery and Its Delivery

  1. Michael Mars D.Sc lead consultant Chairman visiting professor Faculty of Medicine Fellow,
  2. Debbie Sell PhD Head and
  3. Alex Habel consultant paediatrician
  1. James Lehman plastic surgeon ex-President

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988244.ch4

Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World

Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World

How to Cite

Lehman, J. (2008) Cleft Lip and Palate Management in the Developing World, in Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World (eds M. Mars, D. Sell and A. Habel), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988244.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK

Author Information

  1. American Craniofacial Cleft Lip and Palate Association, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019689

Online ISBN: 9780470988244

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Keywords:

  • American cleft palate-craniofacial association (ACPA);
  • cleft lip and palate management in Developing World;
  • cultural issues, customs and facilities;
  • pre-operative team assessment;
  • overseas ‘missions’ - prosthodontic restoration of missing teeth;
  • participation of local surgeons with visiting team;
  • ancillary pre-surgical procedures;
  • palate repair;
  • palate first and lip second;
  • Rotarian-based ‘missions’ and contact with individuals in host country

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cultural Issues, Customs And Facilities

  • Secondary Cleft Problems

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References