Cleft Lip and Palate Treatment

A Comprehensive Guide

  • Nivaldo Alonso
  • Cassio Eduardo  Raposo-Amaral

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Nivaldo Alonso, Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral
    Pages 1-2
  3. Benjamin B. Massenburg, Johanna N. Riesel, Christopher D. Hughes, John G. Meara
    Pages 15-23
  4. Gerson Shigeru Kobayashi, Luciano Abreu Brito, Joanna Goes Castro Meira, Lucas Alvizi, Maria Rita Passos-Bueno
    Pages 25-35
  5. Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral, Rafael Denadai, Nivaldo Alonso
    Pages 37-46
  6. Rafael Denadai, Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral
    Pages 47-82
  7. Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral, Nivaldo Alonso
    Pages 83-109
  8. Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral, Cesar Augusto Raposo-Amaral
    Pages 123-138
  9. Nivaldo Alonso, Jonas Eraldo Lima Jr., Hagner Lucio de Andrade Lima, Hillary E. Jenny
    Pages 139-154
  10. Rafael Denadai, Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral, Cesar Augusto Raposo-Amaral
    Pages 155-181
  11. Nivaldo Alonso, Jonas Eraldo Lima Jr., Hillary E. Jenny
    Pages 183-198
  12. Rafael Denadai, Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral, Anelise Sabbag, Cesar Augusto Raposo-Amaral
    Pages 199-214
  13. Laura Davison Mangilli, Anelise Sabbag
    Pages 215-223
  14. Nivaldo Alonso, Cristiano Tonello, Ilza Lazarini Marques, Arturo Frick Carpes, Marco Maricevich, Renata Maricevich
    Pages 225-245
  15. Nivaldo Alonso, Renato da Silva Freitas, Julia Amundson, Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral
    Pages 247-261
  16. Paulo Camara, Endrigo Oliveira Bastos, Daniel Curi, Nivaldo Alonso
    Pages 269-277
  17. Nivaldo Alonso, Endrigo Oliveira Bastos, Geraldo Capuchinho Jr.
    Pages 279-295
  18. Cesar Augusto Raposo-Amaral, Rafael Denadai, Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral, Celso Luiz Buzzo
    Pages 297-324
  19. Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral, Reza Jarrahy, Rizal Lim, Nivaldo Alonso
    Pages 325-362
  20. Rafael Denadai, Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral
    Pages 363-377
  21. Rafael Denadai, Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral
    Pages 379-389

About this book


The aim of this book is to discuss cleft lip and palate deformities in a comprehensive way, presenting it from the basics to the most clinically and surgically relevant issues. First, the basic concepts of embryology and pathogenesis of the facial deformities will be discussed. Special attention will be paid to the genetics underlying this condition. Following that, basic principles of surgical treatment through the most recent advances in the field will be presented, along with most important evidences from the literature and the personal experience of the editors and authors. 

 Cleft Lip and Palate Treatment presents the state of the art and advances in the field and is intended to serve as a comprehensive guide for a broad audience. All the specialties involved in the comprehensive care of these craniofacial deformities will be presented in this book.


Cleft lip Cleft lip surgery Velopharynx Palate Velopharyngeal insufficiency Palatal surgery Craniofacial syndromes

Editors and affiliations

  • Nivaldo Alonso
    • 1
  • Cassio Eduardo  Raposo-Amaral
    • 2
  1. 1.University of São Paulo Medical SchoolSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.SOBRAPAR HospitalCampinasBrazil

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-63289-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-63290-2
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