This article describes characteristics of the unilateral cleft lip and nasal deformity and its management, including presurgical orthopedics, operative techniques, and postsurgical care. The rotation-advancement and straight-line repairs are discussed in detail, as are the current concepts in primary cleft nose repair.
After viewing this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the unilateral cleft lip and nasal deformity and associated anatomical
- Understand the history and evolution of the unilateral cleft lip repair.
- List different presurgical treatment options.
- Differentiate between surgical techniques.
Amy S. Xue, M.D.; Edward P. Buchanan, M.D.; Larry H. Hollier, M.D.
Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery®Editors: Editor-in-Chief: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Co-Editor: James M. Stuzin, MD
Section Editors: Donald H. Lalonde, MD; John YS Kim, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM: 1.0
Patient Safety Credit: 0.5
Media:Journal Article, video
Release Date: 07/01/2021
Expiration Date: 07/01/2024
Estimated time to complete this course: 1 hour
*Course access ends on course expiration date
Directly provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®)
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The ASPS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This educational activity is intended for plastic surgery practitioners, residents, and other healthcare professionals interested in translating expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes in plastic and reconstructive surgery.Disclosures
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