Tongue tie and frenotomy
in the breastfeeding newborn.
We respectfully disagree with the authors' conclusion that frenotomy
probably isn't helpful in overcoming breastfeeding difficulties and that "the evidence concerning improvements in maternal comfort is conflicting.
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and keratinized tissue augmentation".
Their mothers tend to develop painful, engorged breasts, which increases their risk for mastitis and is a reason to perform frenotomy
promptly, he said.
Immediate nipple pain relief after frenotomy
in breast-fed infants with ankyloglossia: a randomized , prospective study J Pediatr Surg: 2006;41(9):1598-600
No studies have evaluated outcomes such as infant weight gain following frenotomy
Hence, the frenotomy
which is a more superficial procedure, with only partial removal of the frenum and just a relocation of the attachment, is an esthetically preferable procedure lately (14).
Treatment options for tongue ties include observation, speech therapy, frenotomy
(without analgesia or anaesthesia) or frenectomy under local analgesia (LA) or general anaesthesia (GA).
The studies have demonstrated that frenotomy
is a simple, safe, fast, and efficient procedure, which improves significantly the breastfeeding ability and maternal nipple pain [4,6].
A systematic review of frenotomy
for Ankyloglossia (tongue tie) in breast fed.
improves breastfeeding immediately in neonates with ankyloglossia.
Inicialmente foi realizada uma revisao da literatura relacionada, sendo consultadas as bases de dados Web of Science, Pubmed, Embase, All Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews e Scielo, usando os seguintes termos em portugues: freio lingual, anquiloglossia, frenectomia lingual, frenotomia lingual, succao nutritiva; e dos seguintes termos em ingles: tongue-tie ankyloglossia, lingual frenulum, lingual frenum, lingual frenectomy, frenotomy