Tag: "craniofacial" at medical news
Surgery-Rigged pulley helps patients
... About 3,000 children a year are born with severe craniofacial
defects such as Apert's syndrome, which struck Aly... Institutes of Health's former chief of dental and craniofacial
research. But it has ``enormous promise,'' he says - so much that some scientists are studying how t...
Children With Facial Anomalies Are Affected By Parental Tensions
Stress suffered by parents of newborns with craniofacial
anomalies like cleft palate, etc; often affect the...s that the stress of parenting an // infant with a craniofacial
anomaly (CFA) leads to adverse outcomes as children develop. The study appears in the latest issue o...
Learning the Value of Prevention and Treatment in Oral Clefting
...health professionals who serve on cleft palate and craniofacial
teams in the United States. HRQL is the term used to describe the impact of health status on the quality of human life. It reflects a perception of the undesirability of health or disease conditions, stating their impact on quality of life, which inc...
Craniofacial Surgery Gives Tijuana Teen Chance to be 'Normal' Kid
...uana, Mexico who is recovering from reconstructive craniofacial
surgery. Danny is one of many children who have received medical care made possible by a highly specialized medical team at Cedars-Sinai and a $5 million dollar gift to the hospital from actor/director Mel Gibson. Two years ago in December, Lozano me...
Journal of Craniofacial Surgery Publishes Research by Iraqi Surgeons
...rebuild after years of dictatorship and war, Iraqi craniofacial
and plastic surgeons will play a critical role // ...ery publishes a series of research papers by Iraqi craniofacial
surgeons whose goals are similar to those of their counterparts who attended the Kuwait meeting. "We...
Researchers Uncover Critical Player in Cell Communication
...ons. Williams-Beuren syndrome is associated with craniofacial
defects, problems with the aorta and a very specific mental retardation that causes those affected to be talkative, sociable and empathetic but at the same time have significant spatial learning defects. Those affected are highly expressive, have exc...
Oral Hygiene Can Prevent Tooth Decay for Patients With Cleft Conditions
...l. Cleft lip/palate is the most common congenital craniofacial
abnormality, affecting 1 in every 700 newborns. Patients with cleft conditions generally display poorer oral hygiene and high susceptibility to caries, or tooth decay, because of the difficulty in achieving adequate plaque control associated with den...
Cleft Palate in Fetal Mice Prevented by Treating
...he development of fetal therapies," said pediatric craniofacial
surgeon Michael Longaker, MD. "Our hope and expectation is that patients at Packard Children's and other institutions will benefit as this basic advance is translated into something that will eventually make a significant difference for this and othe...
Tissue Engineering for Craniofacial Reconstruction
...molded into the irregular shapes often required in craniofacial
reconstruction and cured in situ to a rigid foam. ...res. These scaffolds are of particular interest in craniofacial
tissue engineering, due to the rigidity of the resulting foams and the ease of fabrication. Source...