JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.62, no.4, pp.446-450, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
Purpose: Furlow "double-opposing Z-palatoplasty" (FP) operation lengthens the soft palate by using only soft palate tissues. It is used in cleft palate repair and velopharyngeal incompetence. The aim of this study was to define the importance of the length and ratio of the soft palate elongation after FP.