Unilateral complete cleft lip repair with primary semi-open rhinoplasty

Ting Chen Lu, Un Chang See, Philip Kuo Ting Chen, M. Samuel Noordhoff

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The multidisciplinary approach is essential to the satisfactory treatment of cleft patients. This includes surgeons, orthodontists, speech pathologists, pedodontists, prosthodontists, otolaryngologists, social workers, psychologists, as well as a photographer. All of these contribute to the care of cleft patients from infancy to adulthood. The techniques presented here are based on the experience of the members of the Chang Gung Craniofacial Center over a period of 30 years in a Chinese population. They have also been tested in other racially diverse centers. The improved outcomes result from an integrated approach with presurgical management, surgical refinements, and postsurgical maintenance.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOperative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9783319406312
ISBN (Print)9783319406299
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Mohler incision
  • Muscle overlapping
  • Overcorrection
  • Primary semi-open rhinoplasty
  • Septal anchoring suture
  • Tajima reverse-U incision
  • Unilateral complete cleft lip

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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