The V-shaped mini flap method for microform cleft lip repair

The V-shaped mini flap method for microform cleft lip repair Eur J Plast Surg (2017) 40:183–186 DOI 10.1007/s00238-016-1262-y ORIGINAL PAPER 1 1 Naoshige Iida & Ayako Watanabe Received: 13 October 2016 /Accepted: 20 November 2016 /Published online: 20 December 2016 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 . . Abstract Keywords Cleft lip Microform cleft lip Mini microform . . . Background We have devised a new operative technique for cleft lip Repair V-shaped flap Mini flap microform cleft lip repair via the use of a V-shaped flap meth- od. From 2006 to 2015, nine patients with unilateral cleft lip diagnosed as mini-microform cleft lip or microform cleft lip Introduction by the classification of Yuzuriha and Mulliken, were recorded. Methods With our procedure, a V-shaped mini flap with the Published articles on microform cleft lip focus primarily on vermillion border serving as the vertexisinsertedintothein- the phenotype; little has been written on operative technique. cised area along the vermillion border on the affected side, there- Repair of a microform cleft lip is rarely mentioned in the by allowing reliable correction of the vermillion border notch. surgical chapters of the standard multiauthored and multidis- When this procedure is applied to cases of microform cleft lip, ciplinary textbooks on cleft lip-cleft palate. We have devised European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

The V-shaped mini flap method for microform cleft lip repair

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