نوع مقاله : مقاله های پژوهشی
1 دانشیار، گروه جراحی عمومی، دانشکده پزشکی ،دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
2 دانشجوی پزشکی عمومی، کمیتهی تحقیقات دانشجویی دانشکدهی پزشکی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Background: Management of cleft palate problems have been improved during last 2 decades. The purpose of palatoplasty is decrease in complications such as palatal fistula. The incidence of cleft palate fistula after palatoplasty reported widely between 0 to more than 76%. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of closure of hard palatal ﬁstula using acellular dermal matrix (AlloDerm) graft.Methods: This cross-sectional study was done during 2015 to 2016 in referral Alzahra hospital in Isfahan, Iran. Patients who had a secondary fistula in any ages referred to cleft palate clinic and signed a consent form to be operated with this method were included. Postoperative recurrence in closed ﬁstula was checked with follow-up appointments at 6 months for all cases.Findings: Of 30 patients (12 men and 18 women) participated in this study, recurrence of hard palatal ﬁstula was seen in 4 patients.Conclusion: Closure of cleft palate fistula using acellular dermal matrix is a useful method with high success rate.