The Utilization of the Buccal Fat Pad Flap in Cleft Palate Surgery

During this live event, Dr. Buchman will introduce the Buccal Fat Pad Flap to the audience and demonstrate its use in facilitating improved outcomes in cleft palate surgery. Anatomy, technical aspects of harvest and inset, as well as philosophy of use will be covered. The history of alternative adjuncts of cleft palate surgery will be explored and rationale for the superiority of the buccal fat pad flap will be discussed.

Lecturer: Steven R. Buchman, MD, University of Michigan Medical School