Intubation Experience In Patient With Bilateral Cleft Lip And Palate

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  • Senem KORUK Gaziantep Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Anesteziyoloji ve Reanimasyon AD.
  • Gülşen Özkan TANRIVERDİ Gaziantep Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Anesteziyoloji ve Reanimasyon AD.
  • Rauf GÜL Gaziantep Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Anesteziyoloji ve Reanimasyon AD
  • Metin TEMEL Gaziantep Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Plastik ve Rekonstrüktif Cerrahi AD.
  • Sıtkı GÖKSU Gaziantep Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Anesteziyoloji ve Reanimasyon AD.
  • Ünsal ÖNER Gaziantep Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Anesteziyoloji ve Reanimasyon AD



Cleft lip and palate, Mallampati, Difficult intubation


Cleft lip and palate is one of the common congenital malformations of head and neck region. Cleft lip and palate anomaly may be component of other syndromes like ectrodactily - ectodermal dysplasia (EEC) syndrome and cleft palate - cardiac defect - genital anomalies - ectrodactily acrocardiofacial (CCGE) syndrome. The diagnosis of accompanying malformations to cleft lip/palate and also syndrome complexes are increased in recent years. Difficult intubation is a desirable complication in maxillo-facial defects. For risk stratification of difficult intubation some tests are defined. Mallampati, Wilson, Cormack and Lehane tests can be used for this purpose. Our aim in this study was to discuss the difficult intubation risk and our experience of 10 years old, 30 kg of body weight girl with cleft lip and palate.


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KORUK , S., Özkan TANRIVERDİ , G., GÜL, R., TEMEL , M., GÖKSU , S., & ÖNER, Ünsal. (2009). Intubation Experience In Patient With Bilateral Cleft Lip And Palate. European Journal of Therapeutics, 15(3), 29–32.



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