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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28708645/a-digital-assessment-of-the-maxillary-deformity-correction-in-infants-with-bilateral-cleft-lip-and-palate-using-computer-aided-nasoalveolar-molding
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Xin Gong, Jun Zhao, Jiawei Zheng, Quan Yu
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the maxillary alveolar repositioning of the infants with bilateral cleft lip and palate (BCLP) undergoing computer-aided nasoalveolar molding (CAD-NAM). METHODS: A total of 19 BCLP infants undergoing CAD-NAM were recruited as the treatment group, and 21 nonpresurgically treated BCLP patients served as controls. The upper alveolar morphology was measured and evaluated. Changes in all variables between pre- and post-CAD-NAM were compared. RESULTS: By the end of CAD-NAM, significant difference was found in the P-A, P'-A', and L-ideal midline (P < 0...
July 13, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28615974/presurgical-cleft-lip-and-palate-orthopedics-an-overview
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REVIEW
Ibtesam Alzain, Waeil Batwa, Alex Cash, Zuhair A Murshid
Patients with cleft lip and/or palate go through a lifelong journey of multidisciplinary care, starting from before birth and extending until adulthood. Presurgical orthopedic (PSO) treatment is one of the earliest stages of this care plan. In this paper we provide a review of the PSO treatment. This review should help general and specialist dentists to better understand the cleft patient care path and to be able to answer patient queries more efficiently. The objectives of this paper were to review the basic principles of PSO treatment, the various types of techniques used in this therapy, and the protocol followed, and to critically evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of some of these techniques...
2017: Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28416097/long-term-effect-of-presurgical-nasoalveolar-molding-on-growth-of-maxillary-arch-in-unilateral-cleft-lip-and-palate-randomized-controlled-trial
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V Shetty, R K Agrawal, H F Sailer
The objective of this study was to investigate the long-term effect of presurgical nasoalveolar molding (PNAM) on growth of the maxillary arch through early childhood until 6 years of age in complete unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) patients presenting for PNAM at different ages. Complete UCLP patients who were treated at our centre were divided into two groups. The study group underwent PNAM and was further subdivided into three subgroups (PNAM initiated within 1 month, between 1 and 6 months, and between 6 and 12 months of age in subgroup I, II, and III, respectively)...
April 14, 2017: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28317355/-three-dimensional-analysis-of-alveolar-changes-of-complete-unilateral-cleft-lip-patients-after-presurgical-nasoalveolar-molding-treatment
#4
Li Hongyi, Kuang Hai, Wang Xiaomeng, Li Dongshuang
OBJECTIVE: This study analyzed the alveolar changes of complete unilateral cleft lip (UCCL) patients after pre-surgical nasoalveolar molding (PNAM) treatment using a three-dimensional method. METHODS: Palate impressions of thirty UCCL patients who underwent PNAM treatment in the Affiliated Stomatology Hospital of Guangxi Medical University were taken pre- and post-PNAM. The plaster impressions were scanned using cone beam computed tomography (CBCT). The DICOM files were exported and 3D models reconstructed in Mimics 15...
August 1, 2016: Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue za Zhi, Huaxi Kouqiang Yixue Zazhi, West China Journal of Stomatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28230594/alveolar-molding-effect-in-infants-with-unilateral-cleft-lip-and-palate-comparison-of-two-and-three-dimensional-measurements
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Won Hee Lim, Eun Woo Park, Hwa Sung Chae, Soon Man Kwon, Hoi-In Jung, Seung-Hak Baek
The purpose of this study was to compare the results of two- (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) measurements for the alveolar molding effect in patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate. The sample consisted of 23 unilateral cleft lip and palate infants treated with nasoalveolar molding (NAM) appliance. Dental models were fabricated at initial visit (T0; mean age, 23.5 days after birth) and after alveolar molding therapy (T1; mean duration, 83 days). For 3D measurement, virtual models were constructed using a laser scanner and 3D software...
June 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28182574/rapidnam-generative-manufacturing-approach-of-nasoalveolar-molding-devices-for-presurgical-cleft-lip-and-palate-treatment
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Franz Xaver Bauer, Markus Schönberger, Johannes Gattinger, Markus Eblenkamp, Erich Wintermantel, Andrea Rau, Florian Dieter Güll, Klaus-Dietrich Wolff, Denys J Loeffelbein
Nasoalveolar molding (NAM) is an accepted treatment strategy in presurgical cleft therapy. The major drawbacks of the treatment listed in the literature relate to the time of the treatment and the coordination of the required interdisciplinary team of therapists, parents, and patients. To overcome these limitations, we present the automated RapidNAM concept that facilitates the design and manufacturing process of NAM devices, and that allows the virtual modification and subsequent manufacture of the devices in advance, with a growth prediction factor adapted to the patient's natural growth...
February 9, 2017: Biomedizinische Technik. Biomedical Engineering
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28005738/discussion-on-nasoalveolar-molding-therapy-for-the-treatment-of-unilateral-cleft-lip-and-palate-improves-nasal-symmetry-and-maxillary-alveolar-dimensions
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Michael Alperovich, Lawrence E Brecht, Stephen M Warren
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28005737/nasoalveolar-molding-therapy-for-the-treatment-of-unilateral-cleft-lip-and-palate-improves-nasal-symmetry-and-maxillary-alveolar-dimensions
#8
María Gloria Ruíz-Escolano, Adoración Martínez-Plaza, Ricardo Fernández-Valadés, Rosario Cortés-Sánchez, María Angeles Muñoz-Miguelsanz, Eugenio Velasco-Ortega, María Bélen Perez-Ureña, Kamel Matar-Satuf, Antonio José España-López
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to assess the esthetic and morphologic outcomes before surgery using nasoalveolar molding (NAM) therapy in children with unilateral cleft lip and palate. DESIGN: A prospective analysis was performed. SETTING: The study was carried out in the Congenital Malformations Craniofacial and Cleft Lip and Palate Unit, Hospital Virgen de las Nieves, Andalusian Health Service, Granada (Spain). PATIENTS: Twenty consecutively enrolled infants ranging in age from 7 to 30 days with nonsyndromic unilateral cleft lip and palate treated from 2008 to 2012...
November 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27994432/presurgical-nasoalveolar-molding-a-boon-to-facilitate-the-surgical-repair-in-infants-with-cleft-lip-and-palate
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Prabhakar Ramasetty Attiguppe, Y M Karuna, Chandrashekar Yavagal, Saraswathi V Naik, B M Deepak, Rekhamani Maganti, Chaithanya G Krishna
Cleft lip and palate (CLP) is the most common congenital craniofacial anomaly. Rehabilitation of CLP generally requires a team approach. Alveolar and nasal reconstruction for these patients is a challenge for the reconstructive surgeon. Various procedures have been attempted to reduce the cleft gap, so as to obtain esthetic results postsurgically. The presurgical nasoalveolar molding (PNAM) technique, developed by Grayson, is a new approach to presurgical infant orthopedics. PNAM reduces the severity of the initial cleft alveolar and nasal deformity...
October 2016: Contemporary Clinical Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27878905/effects-of-labial-adhesion-on-maxillary-arch-dimensions-and-nasolabial-esthetics-in-cleft-lip-and-palate-a-systematic-review
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REVIEW
Laurent A M Thierens, Nele Brusselaers, Noëmi M C De Roo, Guy A M De Pauw
Labial adhesion is a preliminary surgical lip approximation used in the early management of unilateral and bilateral cleft lip and palate. Our objective was to evaluate its effects on the maxillary arch dimensions and nasolabial esthetics by means of a systematic review. The literature search (1955-2016) was based on MEDLINE via PubMed, Web of Science, Embase, and the Cochrane Library. Studies with labial adhesion as a single preliminary step for definitive lip closure, in combination with nasoalveolar molding or in combination with infant orthopedics were considered eligible...
November 23, 2016: Oral Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27802067/an-intercenter-comparison-of-dental-arch-relationships-and-craniofacial-form-including-a-center-using-nasoalveolar-molding
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Supakit Peanchitlertkajorn, Ana Mercado, John Daskalogiannakis, Ronald Hathaway, Kathleen Russell, Gunvor Semb, William Shaw, Manish Lamichane, Jennifer Fessler, Ross E Long
OBJECTIVE:   To compare dental arch relationship and craniofacial morphology of patients with CUCLP in pre-adolescence from five cleft centers including a center using NAM. DESIGN:   Retrospective cohort study. SETTING:   Five cleft centers in North America. PATIENTS:   One hundred eighty-two subjects with repaired CUCLP from the five cleft centers participated in the craniofacial form study. One hundred forty-eight subjects from four of the five centers participated in the dental arch relationship study...
November 1, 2016: Cleft Palate-craniofacial Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27755449/commentary-on-nasoalveolar-molding-therapy-for-the-treatment-of-unilateral-cleft-lip-and-palate-improves-nasal-symmetry-and-maxillary-alveolar-dimensions
#12
Michael Alperovich, Lawrence E Brecht, Stephen M Warren
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 14, 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27712813/cleft-lip-repair-nasoalveolar-molding-and-primary-cleft-rhinoplasty
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REVIEW
Aditi A Bhuskute, Travis T Tollefson
Cleft lip and palate are the fourth most common congenital birth defect. Management requires multidisciplinary care owing to the complexity of these clefts on midface growth, dentition, Eustachian tube function, and lip and nasal cosmesis. Repair requires planning, but can be performed systematically to reduce variability of outcomes. The use of primary rhinoplasty at the time of cleft lip repair can improve nose symmetry and reduce nasal deformity. Use of nasoalveolar molding ranging from lip taping to the use of preoperative infant orthopedics has played an important role in improving functional and cosmetic results of cleft lip repair...
November 2016: Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27617383/presurgical-nasoalveolar-molding-therapy-using-figueroa-s-nam-technique-in-unilateral-cleft-lip-and-palate-patients-a-preliminary-study
#14
Shafees Koya, Sandeep Shetty, Akhter Husain, Mustafa Khader
OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to evaluate the results of nasoalveolar molding (NAM) in the treatment of patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate using a modified technique in a South Indian population. STUDY DESIGN: The design was a prospective study with blinded measurements. The sample constituted 10 complete unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) patients who underwent NAM therapy by the same operator. Direct extra and intra oral anthropometric measurements were done using a digital vernier caliper before and after NAM therapy...
2016: Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27579230/the-facial-growth-pattern-and-the-amount-of-palatal-bone-deficiency-relative-to-cleft-size-should-be-considered-in-treatment-planning
#15
Samuel Berkowitz
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study is to determine the best surgical/orthodontic treatment plan for the complete bilateral and unilateral cleft lip and palate patient to achieve all treatment goals of facial aesthetics, speech, dental function, and psychosocial development. METHODS: Review of 40 years of serial complete bilateral cleft lip and palate and complete unilateral cleft lip and palate dental casts and photographs from birth to adolescence, with serial cephs starting at 4 years...
May 2016: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27447104/local-wound-care-for-primary-cleft-lip-repair-treatment-and-outcomes-with-use-of-topical-hydrogen-peroxide
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Amy L Strong, Allison C Nauta, Anna A Kuang
OBJECTIVES: This study highlights and validates a peroxide-based wound healing strategy for treatment of surgically closed facial wounds in a pediatric population. The authors identified pediatric patients undergoing primary cleft lip repair as a specific population to evaluate the outcomes of such a protocol. Through analysis of defined outcome measures, a reliable and reproducible protocol for postoperative wound care following primary cleft lip repair with favorable results is described...
December 2015: Wounds: a Compendium of Clinical Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27403068/a-modified-presurgical-orthopedic-nasoalveolar-molding-device-in-the-treatment-of-unilateral-cleft-lip-and-palate
#17
Chitravelu Siva Subramanian, N K K Koteswara Prasad, Arun B Chitharanjan, Eric Jein Wein Liou
Nasoalveolar molding (NAM) can be done effectively to reshape the nasal cartilage and mold the maxillary dentoalveolar arch before surgical cleft lip repair and primary rhinoplasty. Presurgical NAM helps as an adjunct procedure to enhance the esthetic and functional outcome of the surgical procedures. We have developed a modified NAM device to suit to the needs of the patients coming from distant places for the treatment. This device helps in reducing the number of frequent visits the patient needs to take to the craniofacial center...
July 2016: European Journal of Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27400840/controversies-in-the-management-of-patients-with-cleft-lip-and-palate
#18
REVIEW
Regina E Rodman, Sherard Tatum
Cleft lip and palate is one of the most common congenital anomalies. For many years, surgeons have been attempting to reduce the severity of the deformity before the surgical repair to achieve a better outcome. The nasoalveolar molding technique uses acrylic nasal stents attached to the vestibular shield of an oral molding plate to mold the nasal alar cartilages into a more normal form and position during the presurgical period. Proponents of nasoalveolar molding claim several benefits, including improved aesthetic outcome, reduced overall costs, and a psychosocial benefit to the family...
August 2016: Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27300460/premaxillary-repositioning-in-the-severe-form-of-bilateral-cleft-lip-and-palate
#19
Kyung S Koh, Woo Yeon Han, Woo Shik Jeong, Tae Suk Oh, Sun Man Kwon, Jong Woo Choi
Severe forms of bilateral cleft lip and palate remain a challenging issue. Although nasoalveolar molding dramatically improves overall treatment success, the position of the premaxilla often remains dislocated. The authors attempted to relocate the malpositioned premaxilla into the correct position to obtain the correct three-dimensional (3D) maxillary arch structure and growth. Eight patients with severe bilateral cleft lip and palate were treated with premaxillary osteotomy for premaxilla repositioning. The position of the premaxilla was measured directly using cephalometry...
September 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27150304/presurgical-dentofacial-orthopedic-management-of-the-cleft-patient
#20
REVIEW
Kevin S Smith, Byron T Henry, Michelle A Scott
Over the last decade, presurgical orthopedic molding for the patient with cleft lip and palate has become much more common; it is even reasonable to assume it may be the standard of care for those wide unilateral and bilateral clefts with substantial dentofacial deformities. In 2013, there was a comparative study of nasoalveolar molding methods, comparing the Grayson-NAM device and DynaCleft. The results showed the 2 to be equivocal with both methods significantly reducing the cleft width and improving the nasal asymmetry...
May 2016: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America
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