Surgical Management of Cleft Lip and Palate

A Comprehensive Atlas

Authors: Nadjmi, Nasser

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  • Offers step-by-step guidance on surgical management of the cleft lip, alveolus, and palate
  • Illustrates the benefits of an anatomical approach to surgical management
  • Provides the knowledge needed to ensure that children born with cleft deformity are “cleftless” by the time they enter primary school
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This atlas provides comprehensive, step-by-step guidance on surgical management of the cleft lip, alveolus, and palate. In particular, it demonstrates how an anatomical approach to management provides a sound basis for dealing with the many variations in cleft type. The displaced anatomical borders and landmarks, as well as the functional and aesthetic units, are fully described. The art of dissecting them from their abnormal position is illustrated, and their reconstruction into a normal and functional shape is meticulously explained. The main treatment philosophy underlying the described approach is that children born with cleft deformity should be “cleftless” by the time they enter the first grade of primary school. They must have normal speech. They should not have a fistula or residual cleft in the palate and/or the alveolus. And they should have a normal face so that they can confront the challenges of life without cleft stigmata. Both novice and more experienced surgeons will find this atlas to be a valuable aid to optimal treatment.


About the authors

Nasser Nadjmi, MD, DDS, PhD, FEBOMFS, is Professor and Coordinating Program Director for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, and Director of the Team for Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies at the University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium. He is the chairman of the department of Cranio-Maxillofacial surgery at the Univ. Hosp., Antwerp, Belgium and works at the private practice  ‘Craniofacial Association Antwerp’  at the Gen. Hosp. Monica and Gen. Hosp. KLINA, Antwerp, Belgium. Dr. Nadjmi gained his DDS and MD at The Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, in 1992 and 1995 respectively. He finished his basic training in maxillofacial surgery in Belgium and subsequently completed fellowships in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Houston, Texas, and in Cosmetic Surgery in Miami, Florida, USA. He became a Fellow of the European Association of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgeons (European board-certified maxillofacial surgeon) in 2002.

In 2011 Dr. Nadjmi completed a PhD at Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands on “The evolution of 3D maxillofacial planning concepts in orthognathic surgery”. 

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $189.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-91686-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $249.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-91685-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Surgical Management of Cleft Lip and Palate
Book Subtitle
A Comprehensive Atlas
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-91686-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-91686-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-91685-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 182
Number of Illustrations
19 b/w illustrations, 476 illustrations in colour
Topics