Comparison of speech outcomes using type 2b intravelar veloplasty or furlow double-opposing Z plasty for soft palate repair of patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate

Kara M., Çalış M., Kara İ., Kulak Kayıkcı M. E., Günaydın R. Ö., Ozgur F.

JOURNAL OF CRANIO-MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.49, no.3, pp.215-222, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jcms.2021.01.003
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.215-222
  • Keywords: Cleft palate repair, Soft palate repair, Intravelar veloplasty, Furlow palatoplasty, Speech assessment, Nasalance scores, IMPROVES VELOPHARYNGEAL DYSFUNCTION, REVERSING Z-PLASTY, 2-FLAP PALATOPLASTY, CHILDREN, SURGERY, EXPERIENCE, EVOLUTION, GROWTH, FLAP
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The aim of this study is to compare speech outcomes, fistula rates, and rates of secondary speech surgeries after palatoplasty using Furlow palatoplasty or type 2b intravelar veloplasty for soft palate repair.