Unilateral Cleft Lip
Anatomical lip-repair (complete CL) (i)
Tattoo most important points of incision lines with a fine needle and methylen blue
NOTE! Avoid any tension due to drapes and intubation tube 1st step: carefully analyze and draw the planned incision lines using a thin feather Use a caliper to measure distances Carefully analyze the situation in relation to nose and symmetry of the face Any tissue excess has to be balanced to the opposite as a triangle
Incise while compressing the superior labial artery and vein between thumb and index finger 69
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