hard palate

Summary

Summary: The anteriorly located rigid section of the PALATE.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Normal palatal sutures in newborns and fetuses: a critical fact for successful palatal distraction
    Nond Rojvachiranonda
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Craniofac Surg 14:457-61. 2003
  2. ncbi Ectomesenchymal chondromyxoid tumor of the hard palate--a case report
    Sonu Nigam
    Department of Pathology, Maulana Azad Medical College, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi, India
    J Oral Pathol Med 35:126-8. 2006
  3. ncbi Sagittal growth of the facial skeleton of 6-year-old children with a complete unilateral cleft of lip, alveolus and palate treated with two different protocols
    Wolfgang Zemann
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Graz, Austria
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 35:343-9. 2007
  4. ncbi Pattern of tongue pressure on hard palate during swallowing
    Takahiro Ono
    Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka, Japan
    Dysphagia 19:259-64. 2004
  5. doi Cicatricial entropion repair with hard palate mucous membrane graft: surgical technique and outcomes
    Brighu N Swamy
    Drummoyne Eye Surgical Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 36:348-52. 2008
  6. doi Squamous cell carcinoma of the maxillary gingiva, alveolus, and hard palate: is there a need for elective neck dissection?
    Constantinos Mourouzis
    Maxillofacial Unit, St Richard s Hospital, Royal West Sussex Trust, Chichester, United Kingdom
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 48:345-8. 2010
  7. ncbi Maxillary growth controversies after two-stage palatal repair with delayed hard palate closure in unilateral cleft lip and palate patients: perspectives from literature and personal experience
    Hans Friede
    Department of Orthodontics, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 44:129-36. 2007
  8. ncbi Calcifications in a clear cell mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the hard palate
    J H Yoon
    Department of Oral Pathology, BK 21 Project, School of Dentistry, Chosun University, Gwangju, Republic of Korea
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 34:927-9. 2005
  9. ncbi MALT lymphoma of the paranasal sinuses and the hard palate: report of two cases and review of the literature
    Stefan Tauber
    Institute of Pathology, Academic Hospital Munich Bogenhausen, Munich, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:19-22. 2006
  10. pmc Lymphomatoid granulomatosis with involvement of the hard palate: a case report
    Rabie M Shanti
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:2161-3. 2008

Research Grants

  1. EFFECTS OF RETINOIDS ON SQUAMOUS CELL CARCONOMAS
    Lorraine Gudas; Fiscal Year: 1993
  2. Linguapalatal Contact Pressures During Speech
    JEFFREY SEARL; Fiscal Year: 2003
  3. ORAL MUCOSA MICROBIOTA IN HEALTH, CANCER & MUCOSITIS
    Donna Mager; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. Cell Death in Normal and Diseased Human Epidermis
    Brian Nickoloff; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. Diabetes in Neuropsychiatric Disorders
    Brian Kirkpatrick; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. The Role of P4H in Tissue-Titanium Integration
    Takahiro Ogawa; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. Diabetes in Neuropsychiatric Disorders
    Brian Kirkpatrick; Fiscal Year: 2006
  8. MRI & CT Studies of the Developing Vocal Tract
    HOURI KALOUSTIAN VORPERIAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
  9. IMMUNOPATHOGENESIS OF PSORIASIS
    Brian Nickoloff; Fiscal Year: 2007
  10. MRI & CT Studies of the Developing Vocal Tract
    HOURI VORPERIAN; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications208 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Normal palatal sutures in newborns and fetuses: a critical fact for successful palatal distraction
    Nond Rojvachiranonda
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Craniofac Surg 14:457-61. 2003
    ..There is no lateral suture that will allow distraction in the medial direction. It is only the posterior hard palate (palatine bones) that can potentially be moved medially and posteriorly by sutural expansion with DO.
  2. ncbi Ectomesenchymal chondromyxoid tumor of the hard palate--a case report
    Sonu Nigam
    Department of Pathology, Maulana Azad Medical College, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi, India
    J Oral Pathol Med 35:126-8. 2006
    ..We present a case of a 30-year-old male with a nodule in the hard palate, which was reported as ECMT on histopathology...
  3. ncbi Sagittal growth of the facial skeleton of 6-year-old children with a complete unilateral cleft of lip, alveolus and palate treated with two different protocols
    Wolfgang Zemann
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Graz, Austria
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 35:343-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of the study was to compare sagittal growth of the facial skeleton of 6-year-old children treated in two cleft centres with different surgical protocols...
  4. ncbi Pattern of tongue pressure on hard palate during swallowing
    Takahiro Ono
    Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka, Japan
    Dysphagia 19:259-64. 2004
    Contact of the tongue against the hard palate plays an important role in swallowing...
  5. doi Cicatricial entropion repair with hard palate mucous membrane graft: surgical technique and outcomes
    Brighu N Swamy
    Drummoyne Eye Surgical Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 36:348-52. 2008
    The use of a hard palate mucous membrane graft (HPMMG) has been previously described for upper and lower eyelid cicatricial entropion repair...
  6. doi Squamous cell carcinoma of the maxillary gingiva, alveolus, and hard palate: is there a need for elective neck dissection?
    Constantinos Mourouzis
    Maxillofacial Unit, St Richard s Hospital, Royal West Sussex Trust, Chichester, United Kingdom
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 48:345-8. 2010
    ..We retrospectively studied 17 patients with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the maxillary gingiva, alveolus, and hard palate who were treated over a 7-year period (2000-2007) to investigate whether selective neck dissection is justified ..
  7. ncbi Maxillary growth controversies after two-stage palatal repair with delayed hard palate closure in unilateral cleft lip and palate patients: perspectives from literature and personal experience
    Hans Friede
    Department of Orthodontics, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 44:129-36. 2007
    To analyze published papers dealing with delayed hard palate repair within a two-stage palatal surgery protocol in treatment of cleft lip and palate. Timing of the procedures, methods used, as well as growth results were considered.
  8. ncbi Calcifications in a clear cell mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the hard palate
    J H Yoon
    Department of Oral Pathology, BK 21 Project, School of Dentistry, Chosun University, Gwangju, Republic of Korea
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 34:927-9. 2005
    ..A case of clear cell mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) of the hard palate with extensive intratumoural calcifications visible on computed tomography (CT) scans and histologic sections ..
  9. ncbi MALT lymphoma of the paranasal sinuses and the hard palate: report of two cases and review of the literature
    Stefan Tauber
    Institute of Pathology, Academic Hospital Munich Bogenhausen, Munich, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:19-22. 2006
    ..The authors report on two such cases of MALT lymphoma, one of the hard palate in a 71-year-old woman and the other of the paranasal sinuses in a 69-year-old woman with the history of ..
  10. pmc Lymphomatoid granulomatosis with involvement of the hard palate: a case report
    Rabie M Shanti
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:2161-3. 2008
  11. pmc Fanconi anemia manifesting as a squamous cell carcinoma of the hard palate: a case report
    Giulio Gasparini
    U, O, Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Head Face Med 2:1. 2006
    ..The authors present a rare case of a squamous cell carcinoma of the hard palate in a Fanconi Anaemia patient. The atypical clinical manifestation rendered the diagnosis more difficult...
  12. ncbi Multifocal melanoacanthoma of the gingiva and hard palate
    John K Brooks
    Department of Oncology and Diagnostic Sciences, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 650 W Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21201 1586, USA
    J Periodontol 80:527-32. 2009
    ..This article reports a previously undescribed case of multifocal melanoacanthoma affecting the maxillary and mandibular gingiva and the hard palate. A literature review of melanoacanthoma of the gingiva is also provided.
  13. ncbi Direct thickness measurements of the hard palate mucosa
    Beate Schacher
    Department of Periodontology, Hospital of the Johan Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt Main, Frankfurt, Germany
    Quintessence Int 41:e149-56. 2010
    ..To measure directly the thickness of the palatal mucosa using sharp cannulas and to evaluate potential correlations with gender and body mass index (BMI)...
  14. doi [Salivary gland tumor of the hard palate]
    G Psychogios
    Hals Nasen Ohren Klinik, Kopf und Halschirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen Nürnberg, Erlangen
    Laryngorhinootologie 87:579-82. 2008
    Pleomorphic adenomas of the small salivary glands are very rare and usually arise from the hard palate.
  15. ncbi Relations between anterior permanent teeth, dental arches and hard palate
    Nikola Petricevic
    Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 32:1099-104. 2008
    ..The width and length of the anterior teeth, the dimensions of the frontal dental arches and the dimensions of the hard palate were measured (24 men and 56 women, age range of 18-30 years)...
  16. ncbi Cephalometric evaluation of long-term craniofacial development in unilateral cleft lip and palate patients treated with delayed hard palate closure
    P J P M Nollet
    Department of Orthodontics and Oral Biology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 37:123-30. 2008
    ..unilateral cleft lip and palate treated with a two-stage palatal closure, including delayed closure of the hard palate. Prediction models for cephalometric outcome at age 18 years were developed with the help of cephalometric ..
  17. ncbi Synovial sarcoma of the hard palate
    P J Ameerally
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 42:261-3. 2004
    ..We present a case of synovial sarcoma of the hard palate in a 68-year-old woman. To our knowledge, there is no previously reported instance of this tumour at this site.
  18. ncbi Carcinoma of the hard palate treated with radiotherapy: a retrospective review of 31 cases
    A Yorozu
    Christie Hospital, Wilmslow Road, M20 4BX, Manchester, UK
    Oral Oncol 37:493-7. 2001
    There are few studies reporting the results of radical radiotherapy for carcinoma of the hard palate. We have examined our results of patients treated within a single institution, and assessed survival, local control and morbidity...
  19. ncbi Surgical technique for the correction of postpalatoplasty fistulae of the hard palate
    Arlen D Denny
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, and Center for Craniofacial Disorders, Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wis 53226, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:383-7. 2005
    Postpalatoplasty fistulas of the hard palate remain challenging. The reported recurrence rate after surgical correction ranges between 33 and 37 percent...
  20. ncbi A case of Kimura's disease of the hard palate
    N Terakado
    Department of Oral Surgery, Akou Central Hospital, Japan
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 31:222-4. 2002
    A 33-year-old man presented with Kimura's disease of the hard palate. Serological examination showed no elevation in the number of eosinophils or in IgE level, but histological examination revealed well-developed lymph follicles with ..
  21. ncbi Multilobular osteochondrosarcoma of the hard palate in a dog
    T A Banks
    Department of Companion Animal Sciences, University of Queensland, Queensland 4072
    Aust Vet J 82:409-12. 2004
    ..A multilobular osteochondrosarcoma of the hard palate with pulmonary metastases was diagnosed...
  22. ncbi Leiomyoma of the hard palate: a case report
    Miguel Angel González Sánchez
    University of Barcelona Dental School, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 12:E221-4. 2007
    ..present the case of a 57-year-old male with a tumor located for the previous four months in the region of the hard palate, adjacent to the left upper premolars...
  23. ncbi Eyelid reconstruction using a hard palate mucoperiosteal graft combined with a V-Y subcutaneously pedicled flap
    O Ito
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kagawa Medical University, Japan
    Br J Plast Surg 54:106-11. 2001
    ..Eyelids were successfully reconstructed after removal of malignant tumours in four patients using a hard palate mucoperiosteal graft combined with a curved V-Y subcutaneously pedicled flap...
  24. pmc Basal cell adenocarcinoma of a hard palate minor salivary gland: case report and review of the literature
    Bryan K Ward
    Department of Otolaryngology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Head Neck Oncol 1:41. 2009
    ..Basal cell adenocarcinoma of a minor salivary gland is extremely rare. The goal of this report is to increase awareness of this rare disease and to review and discuss the differential diagnosis and important considerations in treatment...
  25. ncbi Unusual vascular hamartoma of the hard palate. A case report
    A De Biase
    Institute of Dentistry Division I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 51:157-9. 2002
    ..The case of an unusual vascular hamartoma localised in the hard palate of a 50-year-old female with no significant medical or family history is reported...
  26. ncbi Smooth muscle hamartoma of the hard palate
    H Zaitoun
    Paediatric Dentistry, Department and School of Dental Studies, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    J Oral Pathol Med 36:245-9. 2007
    ..The lesion could be attributed to dysgenesis affecting media of vessels emerging from the incisive foramen. Intra-oral smooth muscle hamartomas tend to favour regions featuring complex developmental events...
  27. ncbi Hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma of the hard palate
    Ting Kuang Chao
    Department of Otolaryngology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Pan Chiao, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Laryngol Otol 118:382-4. 2004
    ..Immunohistochemically, these neoplastic cells were positive for cytokeratin, but negative for actin. No recurrence nor distant metastasis was found during the eight-month follow-up period...
  28. ncbi Analysis of dental arch relationships in Swedish unilateral cleft lip and palate subjects: 20-year longitudinal consecutive series treated with delayed hard palate closure
    Jan Lilja
    Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 43:606-11. 2006
    To evaluate the dental arch relationships for a consecutive series from Goteborg, Sweden, who had delayed hard palate closure.
  29. ncbi Hard palate deformation in an animal model following quasi-static loading to stimulate that of orthodontic anchorage implants
    T Gedrange
    Department of Orthodontics, Technical University Dresden, Germany
    Eur J Orthod 23:349-54. 2001
    ..The advantage of the two-point load is the generation of a higher stress and therefore improved control of dental fixation. However, further tests are necessary to investigate the long-term effects...
  30. ncbi Hard palate perforation due to mucormycosis: report of four cases
    H A Barrak
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Basra, Iraq
    J Laryngol Otol 121:1099-102. 2007
    ..It tends to affect people with immune suppression. The hard palate is a rare site of the disease and few cases have been reported in the literature...
  31. ncbi Microvascular radial forearm fasciocutaneous free flap in hard palate reconstruction
    S Duflo
    Fédération d Oto Rhino Laryngologie et Chirurgie Cervico Faciale, CHU La Timone, 264, rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Eur J Surg Oncol 31:784-91. 2005
    ..To report the reconstruction of palatal defects by microvascular radial forearm fasciocutaneous free flap (RFFF) and to report patient's quality of life outcomes after this procedure...
  32. pmc Extraskeletal Ewing's sarcoma of the hard palate
    Mi Seon Kang
    Department of Pathology, Pusan Paik Hospital, College of Medicine, Inje University, Busan, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 20:687-90. 2005
    ..We report a case of EES arising in the hard palate of 34-yr-old male patient...
  33. ncbi Subperiosteal midface lift with or without a hard palate mucosal graft for correction of lower eyelid retraction
    Guy J Ben Simon
    Jules Stein Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:1869-73. 2006
    To compare functional and surgical outcomes of a subperiosteal midface lift with and without the placement of a hard palate mucosal graft (HPMG) in patients with lower eyelid retraction.
  34. pmc Autogenous hard palate mucosa: the ideal lower eyelid spacer?
    M J Wearne
    Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 85:1183-7. 2001
    ..This study reviewed the results of autogenous palatal mucosa in the treatment of lower eyelid displacement, including assessment of any donor site morbidity...
  35. ncbi Cervical metastasis from squamous cell carcinoma of the maxillary alveolus and hard palate
    Alfred A Simental
    Department of Surgery, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:1682-4. 2006
    ..The occurrence of occult cervical metastases from squamous cell carcinoma of the hard palate and maxillary alveolar ridge has not been studied systematically...
  36. ncbi Sialolipoma of the hard palate
    Takayoshi Sakai
    The First Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, 1 8 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Oral Pathol Med 35:376-8. 2006
    ..Histopathology 2001; 38: 30) in 2001. We report this rare case of sialolipoma in the hard palate. A 60-year-old Japanese woman was referred to our department complaining of a painless swelling on the right ..
  37. ncbi Combined hard palate spacer graft, midface suspension, and lateral canthoplasty for lower eyelid retraction: a tripartite approach
    Munjal P Patel
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:2105-14; discussion 2115-7. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi Comparison of the efficacy of hard palate grafts with acellular human dermis grafts in lower eyelid surgery
    Tina G Li
    Department of Ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute, Fontana, California, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:873-8; discussion 879-80. 2005
    ..Different graft materials have been used, including autogenous hard palate and AlloDerm.
  39. ncbi Long-term evidence for favorable midfacial growth after delayed hard palate repair in UCLP patients
    H Friede
    Department of Orthodontics, Goteborg University, Box 450, SE 40530 Goteborg, Sweden
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 38:323-9. 2001
    To investigate whether delayed hard palate repair resulted in better midfacial growth in the long term than previously achieved with "conventional" surgical methods of palatal closure.
  40. ncbi Human papillomavirus, type 40-associated papilloma, and concurrent Kaposi's sarcoma involving the anterior hard palate of an HIV-positive man
    K Mark Anderson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry, Columbus 43218 2357, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 95:80-4. 2003
    ..Recent evidence suggests a sexual mode of transmission for this virus. We report an HIV-positive man with a large, HPV type 40-associated papilloma of the anterior palate and a previously undiagnosed focus of Kaposi's sarcoma...
  41. ncbi Graft contraction: a comparison of acellular dermis versus hard palate mucosa in lower eyelid surgery
    Scot A Sullivan
    Department of Ophthalmology, Dean A McGee Eye Institute, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, USA
    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 19:14-24. 2003
    To compare graft contraction rates of acellular dermis versus hard palate mucosa when used as free spacer grafts in lower eyelid surgery and to provide clinical outcome data.
  42. ncbi Influence of early hard palate closure in unilateral and bilateral cleft lip and palate on maxillary transverse growth during the first four years of age
    Bernhard Lehner
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 40:126-30. 2003
    To evaluate and compare the effects of early primary closure of the hard palate on the anterior and posterior width of the maxillary arch in children with bilateral (BCLP) and unilateral (UCLP) cleft lip and palate during the first 4 ..
  43. ncbi Closure of palatal defects following excision of palatal pleomorphic adenomas
    Alper Alkan
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Contemp Dent Pract 9:99-107. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare different palatal defect closure techniques following excision of palatal pleomorphic adenomas (PPA) in four cases and to review the associated dental literature...
  44. ncbi Superiorly based facial artery musculomucosal flap for large anterior palatal fistulae in clefts
    Anindya Lahiri
    Plastic Surgery, Birmingham Children s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 44:523-7. 2007
    An anterior hard palate fistula for which more than one attempt at repair using local tissue has failed is a difficult complication in cleft surgery...
  45. ncbi Closure of a large palatal fistula with maxillary segmental distraction osteogenesis in a cleft palate patient
    Alper Alkan
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kayseri Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 44:112-5. 2007
    ..The size of the large palatal fistula was reduced by approximating the segments to each other with maxillary anterior segmental distraction osteogenesis to make it more manageable using conventional mucosal flaps...
  46. ncbi Barx1, growth factors and apoptosis in facial tissue of children with clefts
    Benita Krivicka-Uzkurele
    Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology, Riga Stradins University, 9 Kronvalda boulevard, Riga, Latvia, LV 1010
    Stomatologija 10:62-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was investigation of palate tissue in children with unilateral cleft lip palate for detection of local tissue growth factors, barx1 and apoptosis...
  47. ncbi One- or two-stage palate closure in patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate: comparing cephalometric and occlusal outcomes
    Silke Stein
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 44:13-22. 2007
    To assess facial growth and dentoalveolar development in two groups of patients with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate. Primary surgical treatment differed in the timing of hard palate closure.
  48. ncbi A modified approach toward management of complete cleft of lip and palate in slightly older children-the complete palate repair first
    Arun Goel
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:153-4. 2007
  49. ncbi Surgery of the cleft palate: repair using the operating microscope with radical muscle retropositioning--the GostA approach
    B C Sommerlad
    Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Great Ormond Street, London WC1N 3JH, UK
    B-ENT 2:32-4. 2006
    ..However, the learning curve is long...
  50. ncbi Elimination of palatal fistula after the maxillary swing procedure
    Raymond W M Ng
    Division of Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Head Neck 27:608-12. 2005
    ..We describe a modified palatal incision to reduce the incidence of palatal fistula associated with the maxillary swing procedure...
  51. ncbi A randomized control trial investigating the effect of presurgical orthopedics on feeding in infants with cleft lip and/or palate
    A G Masarei
    Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London, UK
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 44:182-93. 2007
    ..To investigate the controversial assertion that presurgical orthopedics (PSO) facilitate feeding in infants with cleft lip and palate...
  52. ncbi Combining orthodontic tooth movement with distraction osteogenesis to close cleft spaces and improve maxillary arch form in cleft lip and palate patients
    Stephen L K Yen
    Center for Cranial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 127:224-32. 2005
  53. ncbi Long-term follow-up of UCLP at the Reine Fabiola Children's Hospital
    A De Mey
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Free University Brussels, Belgium
    B-ENT 2:44-50. 2006
    ....
  54. ncbi Direct gingivoperiosteoplasty with palatoplasty
    William D Losquadro
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    Facial Plast Surg 23:140-5. 2007
    ..Preliminary data suggest bone growth capable of supporting tooth eruption without significant growth disturbances in a majority of patients treated with this protocol...
  55. ncbi The first cleft palate simulator
    Shailesh Vadodaria
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:259-61. 2007
  56. ncbi [Late phoniatric results of treatment of patients with cleft palate operated on by one surgeon]
    Piotr Wojcicki
    Klinika Chirurgii Plastycznej AM we Wrocławiu, Oddział Chirurgii Plastycznej Specjalistycznego Centrum Medycznego w Polanicy Zdroju
    Otolaryngol Pol 61:166-70. 2007
    ..All children with clefts were operated on by classical methods with the use of mucoperiosteal flaps for complete clefts according to Veauís method and soft palate clefts--Kilner-Wardill's method...
  57. ncbi Roles of palatine bone denudation repairing with free buccal or palatal mucosal graft on maxillary growth: an experimental study in rabbits
    Tian Meng
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, West China College of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu, People s Republic of China
    Ann Plast Surg 59:323-8. 2007
    Most surgical repairs of cleft palate result in areas of bone denudation on lateral aspects of the hard palate. The present study was designed to investigate growth patterns of the maxilla following palatal bone denudation covering with ..
  58. ncbi Infant orthopedics has no effect on maxillary arch dimensions in the deciduous dentition of children with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate (Dutchcleft)
    Catharina A M Bongaarts
    Department of Orthodontics and Oral Biology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, 309 Tandheelkunde, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 43:665-72. 2006
    ..Evaluation of the effect of infant orthopedics on maxillary arch dimensions in the deciduous dentition in patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate...
  59. doi The square flap method for cleft palate repair
    Jing Hong Xu
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 44:579-84. 2007
    ..To introduce a new surgical technique for repair of cleft palate using the square flap method...
  60. ncbi An uncommon cleft subtype of unilateral cleft lip and palate
    T Yamanishi
    First Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka University, 1 8 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Dent Res 87:164-8. 2008
    ..of unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP), in which the vomer is detached from the non-cleft-side secondary hard palate, negatively influences palatal development, and this hypothesis was tested...
  61. ncbi Results of randomized controlled trial of soft palate first versus hard palate first repair in unilateral complete cleft lip and palate
    Bruce Richard
    Western Regional Hospital, Pokhara, Nepal
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 43:329-38. 2006
    To compare the outcomes for primary repair of unilateral cleft lip and palate, operating on the soft palate first versus the hard palate first.
  62. doi Relationships between nasalance scores and nasopharyngeal shapes in cleft palate patients
    Katsuaki Mishima
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 36:11-4. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study is to clarify the relationship between nasalance scores and nasopharyngeal shapes obtained by lateral cephalograms...
  63. ncbi Hard palate repair timing and facial morphology in unilateral cleft lip and palate: Before versus after pubertal peak velocity age
    Yu Fang Liao
    Department of Dentistry, Craniofacial Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 43:259-65. 2006
    To investigate whether timing of hard palate repair, before versus after pubertal peak velocity age, had a significant effect on facial growth in patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate.
  64. doi A longitudinal study of speech production in Swedish children with unilateral cleft lip and palate and two-stage palatal repair
    Anette Lohmander
    Speech and Language Pathology Unit, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 45:32-41. 2008
    ..To describe speech production longitudinally in a group of children with unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP)...
  65. ncbi Unilateral complete cleft lip and palate repair using lip adhesion combined with a passive intraoral alveolar molding appliance: surgical results and the effect on the maxillary alveolar arch
    Byung Chae Cho
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu, Korea
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1510-29. 2006
    ..A number of combined maxillary orthopedic and surgical treatment protocols have been proposed for the initial phase of therapy for infants with a complete cleft lip and palate...
  66. ncbi Comparative study of maxillary growth and occlusal outcome after autogenous rib grafting in complete cleft palate defect
    Yan Wang
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, West China College of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu, The People s Republic of China
    J Craniofac Surg 17:68-79. 2006
    ..Normal cleft palate repairing surgery only repairs soft tissue defects, whereas bone defects in the hard palate still exist...
  67. ncbi Hard palate repair timing and facial growth in cleft lip and palate: a systematic review
    Yu Fang Liao
    Department of Dentistry, Craniofacial Center, and Sleep Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 43:563-70. 2006
    To evaluate the effect of timing of hard palate repair on facial growth in patients with cleft lip and palate, with special reference to cranial base, maxilla, mandible, jaw relation, and incisor relation.
  68. ncbi Hard palate repair timing and facial growth in unilateral cleft lip and palate: a longitudinal study
    Yu Fang Liao
    Department of Dentistry, Craniofacial Center, and Sleep Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 43:547-56. 2006
    To investigate whether timing of hard palate repair had a significant effect on facial growth in patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP).
  69. ncbi Prenatal diagnostics of cleft deformities and its significance for parent and infant care
    Annegret Heinrich
    Department of Orthodontics, Preventive and Pediatric Dentistry, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Germany
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 34:14-6. 2006
    ....
  70. doi Viewing of the soft and the hard palate on routine 3-D ultrasound sweep of the fetal face--a feasibility study
    H S Wong
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Fetal Diagn Ther 24:146-54. 2008
    ..To report a technique to view the fetal soft and hard palates, utilizing acquired routine 3-D volumes of the fetal face...
  71. ncbi Dentocraniofacial morphology of 21 patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate: a cephalometric study
    Miranda Corbo
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Queen Fabiola University Children s Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 42:618-24. 2005
    ....
  72. ncbi Non-syndromal oro-facial clefts in the Canterbury/ West Coast region, 1960-2000
    Peter Fowler
    Hospital Dental Service, Oral Health Centre, Christchurch Hospital
    N Z Dent J 101:72-4. 2005
    ..It is expected that this could provide the basis for a more detailed, robust and standardised database for future analysis...
  73. ncbi Two-flap palatoplasty: 20-year experience and evolution of surgical technique
    Kenneth E Salyer
    International Craniofacial Institute and the Department of Plastic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:193-204. 2006
    ..The two-flap palatoplasty was described more than 30 years ago, but there are few reports of long-term results using this technique. There are also very few long-term series of a single method of palatoplasty from a single surgeon...
  74. ncbi Palate morphology after unilateral and bilateral cleft lip and palate closure
    H Schliephake
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, George Augusta University, Gottingen, Germany
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 35:25-30. 2006
    The aim of the present study was to compare the morphology of the hard palate of patients with uni- and bilateral cleft lip and palate after palatoplasty using vomer and palatal pedicled flaps with the palatal morphology of non-cleft ..
  75. ncbi A cephalometric inter-centre comparison of growth in children with cleft lip and palate
    Maren J Gaukroger
    Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    J Orthod 29:113-7. 2002
    ..To examine whether the treatment provided by the Mount Vernon Cleft Team produces craniofacial growth outcomes comparable with that of the Oslo Team...
  76. ncbi The temporalis muscle flap in reconstruction of intraoral defects: an appraisal of the technique
    A Omar Abubaker
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, PO Box 980566, Medical College of Virginia, Hospitals of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 94:24-30. 2002
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the experience of the authors in the use of the temporalis muscle flap for reconstruction of intraoral defects...
  77. ncbi [Reconstruction of the palate vault by free forearm cutaneous flap in oncology]
    B Guelfucci
    , CHU Timone, 13385 Marseille
    Ann Otolaryngol Chir Cervicofac 118:233-7. 2001
    ..Trismus was the most frequent complication (7 cases). The free radial forearm flap is the gold standard surgical treatment for superior maxillary defects. In these patients, and exclusive skin flap enables complete reconstruction...
  78. ncbi Craniofacial cephalometric morphology in six-year-old girls with submucous cleft palate and isolated cleft palate
    Arja Heliövaara
    Cleft Center, Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Odontol Scand 61:363-6. 2003
    ..The slight skeletal retrusion was significantly more masked by soft tissue in patients with SMCP. The patients with SMCP showed higher values for soft tissue maxillary and mandibular prominence...
  79. ncbi [Influence to maxillary development by repairing denudated palates with buccal mucosa and palatal mucosa]
    Dawei Lu
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, West China College of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
    Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 21:379-82. 2003
    ..To provide experimental data of different oral mucosa suitable to repair denudated palate...
  80. ncbi [Maxillary growth following tissue engineered oral mucosal implantation on mucoperiosteal denudated palate process in young rat]
    Bing Shi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, West China College of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
    Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 21:255-8. 2003
    ..To observe the effectiveness of prevention and cure for maxillary growth deformity following tissue engineered oral mucosa implantation on mucoperiosteal denuded palate process in young rat...
  81. ncbi A comparison of three methods of repairing the hard palate
    R W Pigott
    Department of Speech and Language Therapy, Frenchay Healthcare NHS Trust, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 39:383-91. 2002
    To compare growth, speech, and nasal symmetry outcomes of three methods of hard palate repair.
  82. ncbi [Solitary circumscribed neuroma (palisaded encapsulated neuroma) of the oral mucosa]
    T Lombardi
    Division de Stomatologie, Faculté de Médecine de Genève, Suisse, France
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 129:229-32. 2002
    ..The involvement of the oral mucosa or of the vermilion border of the lips is rare...
  83. ncbi [Simultaneous repair of cleft lip and closure of cleft hard palate with vomer flaps in patients with unilateral complete cleft lip and palate]
    Wanshan Li
    Center of Cleft Lip and Palate, Children s Hospital, Chongqing University of Medical Sciences, Chongqing 400014, China
    Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 21:34-5, 47. 2003
    The purpose of this study was to retrospect the prognosis of simultaneous repair of cleft lip and closure of cleft hard palate with vomer flaps in patients with unilateral complete cleft lip and palate.
  84. ncbi Spectral analysis of prespeech sounds (spontaneous cries) in infants with unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP): a pilot study
    Kathleen Wermke
    Institute of Anthropology of the Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 39:285-94. 2002
    ....
  85. ncbi Dento-alveolar development in unilateral cleft lip, alveolus and palate
    Makoto Noguchi
    Department of Oral Surgery, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 31:137-41. 2003
    ....
  86. ncbi Constriction of the maxillary dental arch by mucoperiosteal denudation of the palate
    Takenori Kim
    Orthodontics, Department of Oral Functional Science, Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 39:425-31. 2002
    ..This study examined the influence of two factors in the constriction of the maxillary dental arch by mucoperiosteal denudation of the palate: (1) inhibition of lateral growth and (2) medial inclination of teeth...
  87. ncbi The use of palatal rugae for the assessment of anteroposterior tooth movements
    B R Hoggan
    Department of Orthodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 801 S. Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 119:482-8. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that ruga landmarks can be used as reliably as cephalometric superimpositions to assess anteroposterior molar movements...
  88. ncbi Early maxillary growth in complete cleft lip, alveolus and palate patients following Widmaier-Perko's, or a modified Furlow's technique of soft palate repair
    Maurice Y Mommaerts
    Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies Team, General Hospital St Jan, Bruges, Belgium
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 31:209-14. 2003
    ..The aim was to study the differences in early maxillary growth following the use of two techniques for soft palate repair in complete cleft lip, alveolus and palate patients...
  89. ncbi Canalicular adenoma of the palate: case report and literature review
    Steven E Smullin
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Temple University School of Dentistry, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 98:32-6. 2004
    ..The lesion presented herein was an asymptomatic ulcerated mass with significant bone erosion. The tumor was managed surgically with excision and reconstruction of the resulting palatal defect with a full temporalis muscle flap...
  90. ncbi [A histological study on healing process of palatal wound with denuded bone restored with transplanted buccal or palatal mucosa]
    Zhiyong Wang
    Nanjing Stomatologic Hospital, Nanjing
    Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 20:326-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to observe the healing process of palate wound with denuded bone restored with transplanted buccal or palatal mucosa and to elucidate the mechanism of maxillary growth inhibition following palate repair...
  91. ncbi Comparison between the palatal configurations in complete and incomplete unilateral cleft lip and palate infants under 18 months of age
    K Mishima
    First Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Okayama University, Okayama City, Japan
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 38:49-54. 2001
    ..This suggested that any influence of the Hotz appliance might be less in incomplete UCLP than in complete UCLP...
  92. ncbi Surgical management of pleomorphic adenoma of the palate
    Anwar B Bataineh
    Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid Jordan
    J Ir Dent Assoc 48:126-31. 2002
    ..The purpose of this article is to present an intraoral technique, which allows a wide local excision of pleomorphic adenoma of the palate with adequate mucosal and periosteal margins...
  93. ncbi Cephalometric assessment of cranial abnormalities in patients with acromegaly
    Simona Dostálová
    Department of Neurology, 1st Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 31:80-7. 2003
    ..Patients with acromegaly (12 women, 26 men) and a control group (36 women, 50 men) were chosen for cephalometry to assess the size, shape and positional characteristics of the craniofacial bones and the upper airways...
  94. ncbi [The influence to maxillary growth by exposed bone wound in hard palate of rat]
    Qing gao Song
    Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, West China College of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
    Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 22:13-5. 2004
    To confirm if denuded bone on lateral aspects of the hard palate of surgical repairs of the cleft palate is the main reason of causing disturbance of facial growth and to investigate the mechanism.
  95. ncbi Cephalometric and occlusal outcome in adults with unilateral cleft lip, palate, and alveolus after two different surgical techniques
    Alexander Gaggl
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital, Graz, Austria
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 40:249-55. 2003
    ..To assess differences in the aesthetic and functional long-term results of one-stage and two-stage surgical and orthodontic treatment in patients with cleft lip, palate, and alveolus...
  96. ncbi Interventional neuroradiology of the head and neck
    Bernd Turowski
    Institute of Neuroradiology, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 13:619-45. 2003
    ..Examples of these interventions are: a hemangioma of the hard palate, a juvenile angiofibroma, a hemangiopericytoma, a malignant meningioma, a malignant fibrous histiocytoma, and a ..
  97. ncbi Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of minor salivary glands: a clinical study of 16 cases and review of the literature
    K Triantafillidou
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dentistry School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Oral Dis 12:364-70. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcomes of MEC of minor salivary glands in a group of 16 patients, who were treated in our clinic, and to discuss the management of this carcinoma...
  98. pmc Defining the healthy "core microbiome" of oral microbial communities
    Egija Zaura
    Department of Cariology, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam ACTA, University of Amsterdam and Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Microbiol 9:259. 2009
    ..The aim of this study therefore was to define the healthy oral microbiome using recent advances in sequencing technology (454 pyrosequencing)...
  99. ncbi Management of adenoid cystic carcinoma of minor salivary glands
    Katherine Triantafillidou
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64:1114-20. 2006
    ..This clinical review article is intended to analyze the outcome of management of a group of 22 ACC patients, who were treated in our clinic...
  100. ncbi Nasal airflow and olfactory function after the repair of cleft palate (with and without cleft lip)
    Noam Grossmann
    Department of Orthodontics, Hebrew University Hadassah SDM, Jerusalem, Israel
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 100:539-44. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine nasal airflow and olfactory functions in patients with repaired cleft palate compared with matching normal controls...
  101. doi Tongue pressure patterns during water swallowing
    Daniel Kennedy
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Dysphagia 25:11-9. 2010
    ..This study examined how pressures generated by the tongue against the hard palate differed between three points along the midline of the tongue...

Research Grants55

  1. EFFECTS OF RETINOIDS ON SQUAMOUS CELL CARCONOMAS
    Lorraine Gudas; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..will be analyzed include those from the soft palate, floor of mouth, buccal mucosa, ventral tongue, gingiva, hard palate, and facial epidermis...
  2. Linguapalatal Contact Pressures During Speech
    JEFFREY SEARL; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Despite the fact that tongue contact with the hard palate is a critical event for normal speech production, data regarding the strength of that contact during speech are ..
  3. ORAL MUCOSA MICROBIOTA IN HEALTH, CANCER & MUCOSITIS
    Donna Mager; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Samples will be taken from the dorsum, lateral and ventral surfaces of the tongue, floor of mouth, cheek, hard palate, vestibule/lip, attached gingiva and saliva as well as supra and subgingival plaque of the mesial aspect of ..
  4. Cell Death in Normal and Diseased Human Epidermis
    Brian Nickoloff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Diabetes in Neuropsychiatric Disorders
    Brian Kirkpatrick; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies will assess whether schizophrenia is associated with impaired glucose tolerance, and whether this abnormality predicts the subsequent risk of impaired fasting glucose with olanzapine administration. ..
  6. The Role of P4H in Tissue-Titanium Integration
    Takahiro Ogawa; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  7. Diabetes in Neuropsychiatric Disorders
    Brian Kirkpatrick; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These studies will assess whether schizophrenia is associated with impaired glucose tolerance, and whether this abnormality predicts the subsequent risk of impaired fasting glucose with olanzapine administration. ..
  8. MRI & CT Studies of the Developing Vocal Tract
    HOURI KALOUSTIAN VORPERIAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, this information can be used to determine the efficacy of intervention strategies that effect developmental changes in anatomy, physiology, or acoustic output. ..
  9. IMMUNOPATHOGENESIS OF PSORIASIS
    Brian Nickoloff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  10. MRI & CT Studies of the Developing Vocal Tract
    HOURI VORPERIAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, this information can be used to determine the efficacy of intervention strategies that effect developmental changes in anatomy, physiology, or acoustic output. ..
  11. IMMUNOPATHOGENESIS OF PSORIASIS
    Brian Nickoloff; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  12. Diabetes in Neuropsychiatric Disorders
    Brian Kirkpatrick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies will assess whether schizophrenia is associated with impaired glucose tolerance, and whether this abnormality predicts the subsequent risk of impaired fasting glucose with olanzapine administration. ..
  13. MRI & CT Studies of the Developing Vocal Tract
    HOURI VORPERIAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings will be of theoretical and clinical significance for an improved understanding of the anatomic correlates of speech development. ..
  14. ANATOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE VOCAL TRACT--MRI PROCEDURES
    HOURI VORPERIAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The findings of this study contribute to knowledge on craniofacial development, and are of theoretical and clinical significance particularly in the areas of speech development and speech production. ..
  15. IMMUNOPATHOGENESIS OF PSORIASIS
    Brian Nickoloff; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The applicants expect that these studies will enhance our understanding of the causation of psoriasis and provide a basis for developing new and more effective treatments for this common and chronic disease. ..
  16. PHENOTYPE AND FUNCTION OF SENESCENT KERATINOCYTES
    Brian Nickoloff; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  17. Mineral and Mechanical Properties of Bone
    Sarandeep Huja; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Future interventional studies will examine the mechanisms for the initial and the long-term adaptive response in material properties of bone. ..