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Micrognathia

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Latest Research

Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Intraoperative Salvage After Transection of the Greater Palatine Artery (GPA) During Cleft Palate Repair
  • Journal: The Journal of craniofacial surgery
  • Treatment Used: Buccal Fat and Buccal Myomucosal Flaps
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case study describes an intraoperative salvage using bilateral buccal fat flaps and a right buccal myomucosal flap after transection of the right Greater Palatine artery (GPA) during palatoplasty on a 14-month old female with Pierre Robin Sequence and a wide Veau II cleft palate.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Pierre Robin Sequence (PRS)
  • Journal: The Journal of craniofacial surgery
  • Treatment Used: Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis (MDO)
  • Number of Patients: 24
  • Published —
This study presented a single center's experience with mandibular distraction osteogenesis (brittle bones; MDO) in Pierre Robin sequence (PRS) patients.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Airway Obstruction in Children with Sequence of Pierre Robin
  • Journal: Revue medicale de Liege
  • Treatment Used: Prone Positioning, Nasopharyngeal Tube, CPAP, or Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This article describes a case of airway obstruction in a child with sequence of Pierre Robin (small jaw) and the available therapeutic strategies.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Robin sequence with upper airway obstruction
  • Journal: Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Treatment Used: Mandibular distraction osteogenesis versus tongue-lip adhesion
  • Number of Patients: 31
  • Published —
This study compared the quality of life outcome in Robin sequence infants with upper airway obstruction who underwent mandibular distraction osteogenesis versus tongue-lip adhesion.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Robin Sequence
  • Journal: The Journal of craniofacial surgery
  • Treatment Used: Tongue Lip Adhesion
  • Number of Patients: 41
  • Published —
The study researched the effects of tongue lip adhesion on robin sequence.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Infants With Severe Pierre Robin Syndrome (PRS)
  • Journal: The Journal of craniofacial surgery
  • Treatment Used: Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis (MDO)
  • Number of Patients: 42
  • Published —
This study observed the influence of Pierre Robin syndrome (congenitally small jaw; PRS) patient age at the time of mandibular (jaw) distraction osteogenesis (MDO) on their development.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Pierre Robin Sequence
  • Journal: Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery
  • Treatment Used: Early intravelar veloplasty
  • Number of Patients: 15
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of early intravelar veloplasty (repair of soft palate muscles) in patients with Pierre Robin Sequence.