Palatal Protective Stents Prevent Oro-Nasal Fistulas after Surgery for Velopharyngeal Insufficiency: A Preliminary Report
OPEN Dentistry journal | 6 Jul 2018
K Chaiyasate, PA Ysunza, J Spolyar, R Genova and P Andrade
One of the potential complications of surgery for velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) is postoperative oral-nasal fistula (ONF). Reported rates vary from 0 to 60%. Several factors are on account of these disproportionate rates.
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