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Abstracts: Commentary
March 2007

Two-Flap Palatoplasty Over 2 Decades of Experience

Author Affiliations

Correspondence: Dr Miller (jjmillermd@hotmail.com).

Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2007;9(2):144-145. doi:10.1001/archfaci.9.2.144

Correspondence: Dr Miller (jjmillermd@hotmail.com).

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Two-Flap Palatoplasty: 20-Year Experience and Evolution of Surgical Technique

Kenneth E. Salyer, MD; Karen W. E. Sng, MRCS(Edin), MMed(Surg)(Singapore); Elizabeth E. Sperry, ScD, CCC-SLP

Background:  The two-flap palatoplasty was described more than 30 years ago, but there are few reports of long-term results using this technique. There are also very few long-term series of a single method of palatoplasty from a single surgeon.