Pierre Robin Sequence. Evaluation, Management, Indications for Surgery, and Pitfalls

Andrew R. Scott, Robert J. Tibesar, James D Sidman

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Abstract

This article reviews the various treatment methods for airway obstruction and feeding difficulty in infants with Pierre Robin Sequence (PRS), and highlights the benefits and limitations of early mandibular distraction osteogenesis in particular as a way of managing both airway obstruction and feeding difficulty in these children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)695-710
Number of pages16
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Volume45
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2012

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Copyright 2012 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.

Keywords

  • Cleft palate
  • Glossoptosis
  • Mandibular distraction osteogenesis
  • Micrognathia
  • Pediatric sleep apnea
  • Pierre Robin Sequence
  • Tongue-lip adhesion

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