volume 40, issue 3, P215-222 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.04.019
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Naoko Kishi, Susumu Tanaka, Seiji Iida, Mikihiko Kogo

Abstract: To obtain an optimally natural philtral construction accompanied by a symmetrical lip in cleft surgery, it is critical to take into consideration both the geometric features of the philtral depth and age-appropriate morphological features of the philtrum as objective criteria.