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, chiloplasty
n. queiloplastia, reparación del labio.
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3,4 Surgical camouflage including rhinoplasty, genioplasty, cheiloplasty and maloplasty as adjunctive orthodontic procedure has become popular in the recent past again with the aim to improve the profiles.
From June 2009 to March 2012, 23 neonates were included and had neonatal cheiloplasty.
In this study regional anaesthesia was safe and effective when used as a sole anaesthetic for cheiloplasty in this age group.
The surgeons performed cheiloplasty, palatoplasty and alveolar bone graft on the beneficiaries.
MATERIALS & METHODS: This study was a prospective, randomized, double blind study conducted on 60 patients of ASA Grade I or II in the age group of 3 months to 3 years, undergoing cheiloplasty in the Department of Plastic & Microsurgery at Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana.