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Directory of European Resources > Eurocleft Clinical Network > Registered Clinical Teams > Italy > Bologna (Ospedale Bellaria C.A. Pizzardi)

Bologna (Ospedale Bellaria C.A. Pizzardi)

Principal contact

Dr R Giuliani

Address

Divisione di Chirurgia Maxillo-Facciale e Plastica
Via Altura 3
I-40139 Bologna

Telephone: +39-051-622-5192/5193

Fax: +39-051-622-5170

Email: renzo.giuliani@ausl.bologna.it

Annual case load: 20

Team members

Surgery: Giuliani (plastic), Galassi (neuro), Galliani (maxillofacial)
Orthodontics:Fantilli
Speech therapy: Mignardi
ENT:Amorosa
Psychology:Gobbi
Genetics:Forabosco
Anesthesiology:Damian
Newborn:Demaria
Auxology and Pediatric:Mazzanti, Bergamaschi

Basic surgical protocol (for unilateral cleft lip and palate)

Birth-5 months: Hotz plate routinely
6 months: lip closure (Millard, Millard-Dellaire, Tennison) and primary rhinoplasty
12-18 months: hard and soft palate closure (vomer flap and modified von Langenbeck)
9 years: anterior palate closure with mucoperiosteal flap and alveolar bone
grafting (chin)

Research activity

Willingness to participate in intercentre studies?: Yes

Willingness to participate in randomised control trials?: Yes

Research projects

1) study of nose appearance
2) distraction osteogenesis in cleft lip and palate
3) dental implants in alveolar bone grafting

Craniofacial Care

number of new patients per year with craniofacial anomalies

 


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