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ALLMedicine™ Apert Syndrome Center

Research & Reviews  161 results

Hearing, Speech, Language, and Communicative Participation in Patients With Apert Syndr...
The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery; Kilcoyne S, Luscombe C et. al.

Jul 27th, 2021 - Apert syndrome (AS) is caused by the heterozygous presence of 1 of 2 specific missense mutations of the fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (FGFR2) gene. The 2 adjacent substitutions, designated p.Ser252Trp (S252W) and p.Pro253Arg (P253R), account...

Apert Syndrome Outcomes: Comparison of Posterior Vault Distraction Osteogenesis Versus ...
The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery; Raposo-Amaral CE, Oliveira YM et. al.

Jul 16th, 2021 - Presenting a wide clinical spectrum and large variety of clinical features, successful treatment of Apert syndrome necessitates performance of sequential multiple surgeries before a patient's facial skeleton growth is complete.The objective of thi...

Local Soft Tissue and Bone Displacements Following Midfacial Bipartition Distraction in...
The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery; van de Lande LS, O'Sullivan E et. al.

Jul 15th, 2021 - Patients with Apert syndrome experience midfacial hypoplasia, hypertelorism, and downslanting palpebral fissures which can be corrected by midfacial bipartition distraction with rigid external distraction device. Quantitative studies typically foc...

Morphological Basis for Airway Surgical Intervention in Apert Syndrome.
Annals of Plastic Surgery; Lu X, Forte AJ et. al.

Jun 17th, 2021 - Previous studies have explored the restricted nasopharyngeal airway in Apert syndrome patients. This study aims to investigate the segmented airway volume changes with age and directly analyze their correlations with subcranial dimensions and angu...

Monobloc Distraction and Facial Bipartition Distraction with External Devices.
Clinics in Plastic Surgery; Dunaway DJ, Budden C et. al.

May 31st, 2021 - Monobloc and bipartition advancement by external distraction plays a major role in the treatment of syndromic craniosynostosis. They can reverse the associated facial deformity and play a role in the management of ocular exposure, intracranial hyp...

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News  1 results

Biological Clock Tolls for Men Too

Jun 7th, 2006 - Action Points Explain to interested patients that this study finds that as men age the quality of their sperm decreases, as does their likelihood of fathering a healthy successful pregnancy. Also point out that the risk for dwarfism and craniofaci...

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