Cleft Lip and Palate. An Evidence-Based Review

David Shaye, C. Carrie Liu, Travis Tate Tollefson

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The current article reviews the pertinent literature on the management of cleft lip and palate. We review the commonly used surgical techniques for repair, adjunctive options for treatment, clinical outcomes, complications, and concerns to consider. Throughout the discussion, we state the level of evidence where applicable and identify areas for future study.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)357-372
Number of pages16
JournalFacial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 1 2015


  • Cleft lip
  • Cleft palate
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Outcomes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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