Treatment of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency After Cleft Palate Repair Depending on the Velopharyngeal Closure Pattern

Selection of the surgical procedure depending on the type of preoperative VPC pattern for treatment of postpalatoplasty VPI is an appropriate method. In case of circular closure pattern, sphincter pharyngoplasty is the operation of choice as it has a lower incidence of postoperative snoring than pharyngeal flap.

from the Journal of Craniofacial Surgery

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