Early Cleft Palate Surgery Found to Give Better Speech Results
[Source: Medical X-Press]
According to a new international study, cleft palate surgery at the age of 6 months provides better conditions for speech and language development compared to surgery at 12 months. The results were published in the New England Journal of Medicine by researchers from Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, among others.
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