Comprehensive Cleft Care
By Losee, Joseph E. and Kirschner, Richard E.

A complete multidisciplinary guide to cleft care

Comprehensive Cleft Care is a complete clinical reference that addresses every aspect of the life-long care required by patients with orofacial clefting.

Supported by a handsome full-color presentation, Comprehensive Cleft Care features heavily-illustrated chapters that provide unmatched coverage of everything from prenatal diagnosis to final orthognathic surgery. The inclusion of topics such as basic science research, mission work, and outcome measures make this an all-in-one clinical companion with coverage that cannot be found anywhere else.


  • Covers the entire spectrum of multi-specialty care required to treat the patient
  • Authored by internationally-known experts and designed for members of the multidisciplinary team caring for children with clefts
  • Includes the most current clinical perspectives on cleft care, designed to speed your clinical decision making and optimize patient care
  • Full-color, well-illustrated chapters on all aspects of the topic

    With its distinct holistic approach and perspectives from skilled specialists in a variety of disciplines, Comprehensive Cleft Care presents an unmatched overview of cleft repair and management.

DOI: 10.1036/007148180X

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Author Biography

Joseph E. Losee, MD, FAAP, FACS is the Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the Director of its Pittsburgh Cleft-Craniofacial Center. The Cleft-Craniofacial Center is one of the oldest and busiest interdisciplinary centers in the nation.

Richard E. Kirschner, MD, FAAP, FACS is Mary Downs Chair in Craniofacial Treatment and Research and Director of the Cleft Lip and Palate Program at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania.

Comprehensive Cleft Care
Author(s): Losee, Joseph E. and Kirschner, Richard E.
ISBN: 007148180X
DOI: 10.1036/007148180X

Format: hardcover, 1166 pages.
Pub date: 27 Oct 2008
Copyright: 2009
$205.00 US
Product Line: McGraw-Hill Professional

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