Search for dissertations about: "cleft lip and or palate"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words cleft lip and or palate.

  1. 1. Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Speech, Voice and Nasal Function in Adults

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Staffan Morén; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adult; Cleft Lip; Cleft Palate; Cross-Sectional Studies; Control Groups; Dysphonia; Follow-Up Studies; Humans; Nasal Obstruction; Nose Deformities; Otolaryngology; Quality of Life; Reconstructive Surgical Procedures methods; Retrospective Studies; Treatment Outcome; Voice Quality; Acoustic; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; Oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : Cleft lip and palate (CLP) is the most common craniofacial malformation. Even after repair of the cleft there may be persistent symptoms affecting speech, voice, nasal breathing, dentition, appearance and quality of life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cleft Size and Maxillary Arch Dimensions in Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate and Cleft Palate

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Erika Reiser; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Unilateral cleft lip and palate; cleft palate; cleft size; maxillary arch dimensions; crossbite; facial growth; nasal function; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Käkkirurgi;

    Abstract : The wide variation in infant maxillary morphology and cleft size of children with unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) and isolated cleft palate (CP) raise concerns about their possible influences on treatment outcome. The studies in this thesis aimed to investigate the relation between cleft size in infancy and crossbite at 5 years of age (Paper I); the impact of primary surgery on cleft size and maxillary arch dimensions from infancy to 5 years of age (Paper II); associations between cleft size, maxillary arch dimensions and facial growth in both UCLP and CP children (Paper III); and, to evaluate the relation between infant cleft size and nasal airway size and function in adults treated for UCLP (Paper IV). READ MORE

  3. 3. Attitude to Speech and Communication in Individuals Born with Cleft Lip and Palate

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Christina Havstam; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cleft lip and palate; speech; communicative attitude; participation; satisfaction with speech; self-assessment; qualitative methods; grounded theory; interview; speech assessment;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore and describe how individuals who are born with a cleft lip and palate experience their communicative situation, how they perceive their speech and whether their views correlate with the results of speech assessments made by specialised speech-language pathologists (SLPs). Both quantitative and qualitative methods were used. READ MORE

  4. 4. Patient Reported Outcomes in Cleft Lip and Palate

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Mia Stiernman; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; patient reported outcome; cleft lip palate; Patient reported outcome measures;

    Abstract : Aim: Patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) quantify various domains of health related quality of life (HRQOL) from the patient perspective. The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate patient reported outcomes (PROs) in patients with cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P). READ MORE

  5. 5. Subjective and objective aspects on living with a cleft. A study focused on the isolated cleft palate and the total bilateral cleft lip and palate

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Woranuch Chetpakdeechit; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; isolated cleft lip and palate; bilateral cleft lip and palate; social life; additional malformations; dental treatment outcome; esthetic assessment;

    Abstract : Aims: To gain a deeper understanding of the social life aspects in individuals treated for isolated cleft palate (iCP) or total bilateral cleft lip and palate (BCLP). Furthermore, to study risks of having other birth defects in relation to the length of the iCP. For the BCLP, dental conditions and treatment results were evaluated. READ MORE