cheiloplasty


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cheiloplasty

[′kī·lō‚plas·tē]
(medicine)
Any plastic operation upon the lip.
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We did not underestimate the complexity of neonatal cheiloplasty. In this study pre- and postoperative monitoring were done by the neonatologists.
The surgeons performed cheiloplasty, palatoplasty and alveolar bone graft on the beneficiaries.
MATERIALS & METHODS: This study was a prospective, randomized, double blind study conducted on 60 patients of ASA Grade I or II in the age group of 3 months to 3 years, undergoing cheiloplasty in the Department of Plastic & Microsurgery at Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana.
Individuals of both genders who were in the stage of mixed dentition before or after eruption of the permanent canines, patients who underwent primary surgeries (cheiloplasty and palatoplasty), patients submitted to alveoloplasty and autogenous bone graft, and patients with standardized radiographs with satisfactory image quality were included in the sample.
Cazal Tristao, "Immediate postoperative evaluation of the surgical wound and nutritional evolution after cheiloplasty," Clef Palate-Craniofacial Journal, vol.
Cheiloplasty is a static reconstruction technique used to address lip paralysis, oral incompetence, drooling, and cheek biting.