palatoplasty


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palatoplasty

 [pal´ah-to-plas″te]
plastic reconstruction of the palate, such as to repair a cleft palate. See also staphyloplasty and palatorrhaphy.

pal·a·to·plas·ty

(pal'ă-tō-plas'tē),
Surgery of the palate to restore form and function.
[palato- + G. plassō, to form]

palatoplasty

/pal·a·to·plas·ty/ (pal´ah-to-plas″te) plastic reconstruction of the palate.

palatoplasty

(păl′ə-tə-plăs′tē)
n.
Surgery of the palate to restore form and function.

palatoplasty

[pal′ətōplas′tē]
plastic surgery of the palate.

palatoplasty

ENT Surgery performed on the hard and/or soft palate to correct a structural or functional defect, usually, a cleft palate, see there.

pal·a·to·plas·ty

(pal'ă-tō-plas-tē)
Surgery of the palate to restore form and function.
Synonym(s): staphyloplasty, uranoplasty.
[palato- + G. plassō, to form]

pal·a·to·plas·ty

(pal'ă-tō-plas-tē)
Surgery of palate to restore form and function.
[palato- + G. plassō, to form]

palatoplasty

plastic reconstruction of the palate.
References in periodicals archive ?
Surgical Correction of the Submucous Cleft Palate with Furlow Palatoplasty.
Perioperative airway complications following pharyngeal flap palatoplasty.
Sleep-related obstructed disordered breathing in cleft palate patients after palatoplasty.
Key words: Palatal fistula, Alveolar extension palatoplasty, Oronasal fistula, Oro antral communication
Palatal fistulas are usually complication of previous surgeries whether it is palatoplasty, tumour excision or maxillofacial fracture.
Velopharyngeal function after two different types of palatoplasty.
Outcomes of combined Furlow palatoplasty and sphincter pharyngoplasty for velopharyngeal insufficiency.
Results with Furlow palatoplasty in management of velopharyngeal insufficiency.
Correction of secondary velopharyngeal insufficiency in cleft palate patients with the Furlow palatoplasty.
Speech evaluation after repair of unilateral complete cleft palate using modified 2-flap palatoplasty.
Correction of secundary velopharyngeal insufficiency in cleft palate patients with the Furlow palatoplasty.
The short-term results of their series of 16 laser palatoplasty patients were similar to those of UPPP studies, but complications were only minimal.