Comprehensive Cleft Care

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9780071481809: Comprehensive Cleft Care

A complete multidisciplinary guide to cleft care

Comprehensive Cleft Care is a complete clinical reference that addresses every aspect of the life-long care required by patients with orofacial clefting.

Supported by a handsome full-color presentation, Comprehensive Cleft Care features heavily-illustrated chapters that provide unmatched coverage of everything from prenatal diagnosis to final orthognathic surgery. The inclusion of topics such as basic science research, mission work, and outcome measures make this an all-in-one clinical companion with coverage that cannot be found anywhere else.


  • Covers the entire spectrum of multi-specialty care required to treat the patient
  • Authored by internationally-known experts and designed for members of the multidisciplinary team caring for children with clefts
  • Includes the most current clinical perspectives on cleft care, designed to speed your clinical decision making and optimize patient care
  • Full-color, well-illustrated chapters on all aspects of the topic

    With its distinct holistic approach and perspectives from skilled specialists in a variety of disciplines, Comprehensive Cleft Care presents an unmatched overview of cleft repair and management.

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Joseph E. Losee, MD, FAAP, FACS is the Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the Director of its Pittsburgh Cleft-Craniofacial Center. The Cleft-Craniofacial Center is one of the oldest and busiest interdisciplinary centers in the nation.

Richard E. Kirschner, MD, FAAP, FACS is Mary Downs Chair in Craniofacial Treatment and Research and Director of the Cleft Lip and Palate Program at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania.


Foreword by Peter Randall

Foreword by Ross Musgrave


Part I. Embryology, Classification, Epidemiology, & Genetics

1. Embryology of Orofacial Clefting, Geoffrey H. Sperber, Steven M. Sperber

2.Classification of Orofacial Clefting, Mark P. Mooney

3.Epidemiology of Cleft Lip and Palate, Laura E. Mitchell

4.Prenatal Diagnosis of Facial Clefts, Danial Rotten, Jean-Marc Levaillant

5.Prenatal and Genetic Counseling, Donna M. McDonald-McGinn, Deborah Driscoll, Martha Matthews

6.Genetics of Nonsyndromic Clefting I: Family Patterns, Mary L. Marazita

7.Genetics of Nonsyndromic Clefting II: Results from Gene Mapping Studies, Lina M. Morena, Mary L. Marazita, Andrew C. Lidral

8. Syndromes of Orofacial Clefting, Marilyn C. Jones, Kenneth L. Jones

9. 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, Donna M. McDonald-McGinn, Elaine H. Zackai

Part II. Nursing & Primary Care

10. Nursing Care of the Patient with Cleft Lip and Palate, Patricia Chibbaro, Joan Barzilai, Mary Breen

11.Pediatric Assessment and Management of Children with Cleft Lip and Palate, Carrie L. Heike, Michael Cunningham

Part III. Primary Cleft Lip and Palate Repair

12. A Short History of Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate, Peter Randall, Oksana Jackson

13. Anesthesia for Cleft Patients, Franklyn Cladis, Daniela Damian

14. Anatomy of Cleft Lip and Palate, Martin H.S. Huang, Seng-Teik Lee, Shu-Jin Lee

15. Developmental Field Reassignment in Unilateral Cleft Lip: Reconstruction of the Premaxilla, Michael H. Carstens

16. Lip Adhesion, Richard E. Kirschner, Joseph E. Losee, Shao Jiang

17. Microform Cleft Lip, John B. Mulliken

18. The Extended Mohler Unilateral Cleft Lip Repair, Court Cutting

19. Unilateral Cleft Lip/Nose Repair, Kenneth E. Salyer, Alexandre Marchac, Ming-Shiaw Cheng, Joseph Michienzi, Edward R. Genecov

20. Bilateral Cleft Lip and Nose Repair, Philip Kuo-Ting Chen, M. Samuel Noordhoff

21.Mulliken Repair of Bilateral Cleft Lip and Nasal Deformity, John B. Mulliken

22. Submucous Cleft Palate, Arun K. Gosain, Patrick C. Hettinger

23. Double-Opposing Z-Plasty Palate Repair, Leonard T. Furlow, Jr.

24. The Children's Hospital Modification of the Furlow Double-Opposing Z-Palatoplasty, Don LaRossa, Richard E. Kirschner, David W. Low

25. Cleft Palate Repair, Brian C. Sommerland

26. Two-Stage Palate Repair, Hans Friede

27. Rare Craniofacial Clefts, Fernando O. Monasterio, Jesse A. Taylor

28. Transverse Facial Clefts of Macrostomia, Peter J. Taub, Lisa Vecchione, Joseph E. Losee

Part IV. Secondary Cleft Lip & Palate Repair

29. Complications of Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery, John F. Reinisch, Wai-Yee Li, Mark M. Urata

30. Correction of Secondary Unilateral Cleft Lip and Nose Deformity, H. Steve Byrd, Kusai A. El-Musa, Arjang Yazdani

31. Correction of Secondary Bilateral Cleft Lip and Nose Deformities, Terrence W. Bruner, Vincent Boyd, Samuel Stal, Larry J. Hollier

32. Definitive Rhinoplasty for Adult Cleft Lip Nasal Deformity, Gary Burget

33. Post-Palatoplasty Fistulae: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention, Joseph E. Losee, Darren M. Smith, Lisa Becchione, Ahmed M. Afifi, Matthew D. Ford

Part V. Cleft Palate Speech & Management of Velopharyngeal Dysfunction

34. Anatomy and Physiology of the Velopharynx, David P. Kuehn, Jamie L. Perry

35. Communication Disorders Associated with Cleft Palate, Linda L. D'Antonio, Nancy J. Scherer

36. Assessment of Velopharyngeal Function, Ann W. Kummer

37. Instrumental Measures of Velopharyngeal Function, Virginia A. Hinton

38. Speech Therapy for the Child with Cleft Palate, Lynn Marty Grames

39. Velopharyngeal Dysfunction, Peter D. Witt

40. Correction of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency by Double-Opposing Z-Plasty, Leonard T. Furlow, Jr.

41. Posterior Pharyngeal Flaps, Christopher R. Forrest, Paula M. Klaiman, Aaron C. Mason

42. Sphincter Pharyngoplasty, Jeffrey L. Marsh

43. Prosthetic Management of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency, M. Mazaheri, Lawrence E. Brecht

Part VI. Dental & Orthodontic Management

44. Pediatric Dentistry, Donald V. Huebener

45. Presurgical Orthopedics, Mohammad Mazaheri, Lawrence E. Brecht

46. Nasoalveolar Molding and Columella Elongation in Preparation for the Primary Repair of Unilateral and Bilateral Cleft Lip and Palate, Barry H. Grayson, Judah S. Garfinkle

47. Orthodontic Principles in the Management of Orofacial Clefts, Ana M. Mercada, Katherine W.L. Vig

48. Facial Growth and Development in Cleft Children, Sven Kreiborg, Nuno V. Hermann, Tron A. Darvann

49. Prosthetic Management of Patients with Clefts, Lawrence E. Brecht, Mohammad Maraheri

Part VII. Otologic, Audiologic, and Airway Assessment and Management

50. Cleft Palate and Middle-Ear Disease, J. Brett Chafin, Charles D. Bluestone

51. Audiologic Assessment and Management of Children with Cleft Palate, Diane L. Sabo, Gretchen Probst

52. Pierre Robin Sequence, Richard E. Kirschner, Alison E. Kaye

53. Nasal Airway Considerations, Gale Norton Coston, Harold Friedman, Michael James VanLue

Part VIII. Management of Skeletal Deformities

54. The Functional Cleft Lip Repair, Maxillary Orthopedic Segment Alignment and Primary Osteoplasty: A Protocol for Complete Clefts, Diane Dado, Sheldon Rosenstein

55. Gingivoperiosteoplasty, Richard A. Hopper, Craig B. Birgfeld

56. Bone Graft Construction of the Cleft Maxilla and Palate, Timothy A. Turvey, Ramon L. Ruiz, Paul S. Tiwana

57. Alveolar Transport Distraction Osteogenesis, Bruce B. Horswell, Nicholas J.V. Hogg

58. Treatment Planning for Cleft Orthognathic Surgery, Alvaro A. Figueroa, John W. Polley

59. Surgical-Orthodontic Correction of Transverse Maxillary Deficiency, James A. Lehman, Jr., Andrew J. Haas

60. Cleft Orthognathic Surgery, Stephen B. Baker, Nathan Menon

61. Segmental Maxillary Osteotomies, Philip Kuo-Ting Chen, Yu Ray Chen, Eric J.W. Liu

62. Maxillary Distraction Osteogenesis, Robert J. Paresi, Jr., Lesley Felsten, James Shoukas, Alvaro A. Figueroa, John W. Polley

63. Mandibular Distraction for Infants with Pierre Robin Sequence, Arlen D. Denny

Part IX. Neuropsychosocial Aspects

64. Neuropsychological and Neuroimaging Aspects of Cleft Lip and Palate, Lynn C. Richman, Peg Nopoulos

65. Psychological and Behavioral Aspects of Clefting, Kathleen A. Kapp-Simon, Rebecca Gaither

66. Sociocultural and Ethical Aspects of Prenatal Diagnosis and Care of Congenital Facial Differences, Ronald P. Strauss, Joshua S. Zukerman, Barry L. Ramsey

Part X. Outcomes, Research, & Team Care

67. Fundamentals of Team Care, Marilyn A. Cohen

68. International Missions--Cleft Care, Randy Sherman, Bill Magee

69. Strategies for Improving Cleft Care, William C. Shaw, Gunvor Semb, Pauline A. Nelson

70. Assessment of Orthodontic Outcomes in Patients with Clefts, Ross E. Long, Jr., Scott A. Deacon

71. Assessment of Speech Outcomes in Cleft Palate Surgery, Sally J. Peterson-Falzone

72. Perspectives in Orofacial Cleft Research I: Animal Models, Jeffrey Weinzweig

73. Perspectives in Orofacial Cleft Research II: Molecular Mechanisms, Robert M. Greene, Michele M. Pisano


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