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Plastic Surgery International
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 206481, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/206481
Clinical Study

Lip Height Improvement during the First Year of Unilateral Complete Cleft Lip Repair Using Cutting Extended Mohler Technique

1Institute of Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery, SOBRAPAR, Campinas, SP, Brazil
2Plastic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Received 22 July 2012; Accepted 1 December 2012

Academic Editor: Renato Da Silva Freitas

Copyright © 2012 Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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