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New FDA approved pre-surgical treatment for cleft lip/palate
Date:12/12/2013

OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents and healthcare professionals who care for more than 4,000 cleft lip/palate babies born each year in the U.S. now have a new non-invasive pre-surgical treatment available that research finds is as effective as the established method, yet significantly less expensive.

The DynaCleft® cleft lip and palate treatment device uses an elastomeric band to bridge the cleft segments. Its elastic core applies controlled forces to both lip and palate, while gently conforming to the baby's mouth to accommodate feeding, crying or smiling. Applied topically shortly after birth, the device slowly guides soft tissues and bone of the cleft lip and palate into a better position for repair, making first cleft surgery easier for both surgeon and baby.

Developed in collaboration with cleft teams, DynaCleft® saves time, money and most importantly, provides greater comfort for the baby. Used together with a simple nasal elevator hand-fashioned from common clinical materials, the new method makes pre-surgical cleft lip and palate treatment accessible to more newborns and greatly reduces the burden of care for parents.

A study published recently in The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal found the clinical effectiveness of this new topical pre-surgical treatment equal to that of the orthodontic appliance widely considered to be the gold standard of pre-surgical treatment for cleft lip and palate. The randomized, prospective study of babies born between 2007 and 2010 with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate compared the results of cleft width reduction and nasal deformity correction between the NAM-Grayson appliance and the new topical method, and concluded that the combination of DynaCleft® with a nasal elevator achieves equivalent results to the NAM (nasoalveolar molding) intra-oral appliance.

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