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MARTINEZ PEREZ, Leyanis et al. Combination of the functional technique with orthodontics in the treatment of fissured lip-palatal patients. Rev. inf. cient. [online]. 2018, vol.97, suppl.1, pp.408-420. ISSN 1028-9933.

A cross - sectional descriptive study was carried out of fissured lip palatal patients treated at the Pediatric Teaching Hospital "Pedro Agustín Pérez" of Guantánamo, 2007-2017. The universe was 44 patients. The age group that predominated was 0-3 years; the male sex was the most affected. The majority of the studied patients were of rural origin. The hereditary pattern affected only some patients, environmental factors played a more decisive role. The ultrasonographic diagnosis only detected a minimum percentage of the total of fissures. Surgical age behaved in such a way that cheiloplasty and joint staphylography were performed at around 3 to 8 months of age; palatorrhaphy was usually performed between 18 and 20 months. The most used surgical technique was the Millard for lip closure, less than half of the patients were operated with the functional technique in combination with other techniques. The most used orthodontic treatment was after the intervention. The combination of the functional technique with orthodontics obtained satisfactory results in the cases where this treatment modality.

Palabras clave : fissured lip-palatal; functional technique; combination.

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