Cleft centre Bratislava

Principle contact details

Contact name:Jozef Fedeleš Jr., MD., PhD.
Address:Cleft centre Bratislava,
University Hospital Bratislava,
Ružinovská 6
826 06 Bratislava, Slovakia
Telephone:+421-(0)2-48 234 867
Web address:Visit website

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Other team members

Surgeon:Jozef Fedeleš ( Plastic surgery), Peter Žiak ( Plastic surgery ), Jozef Fedeleš Jr. ( Plastic Surgery ), Dušan Hirjak ( Maxillo-facial surgery )
Speech therapist:Slávka Zacharová, Zuzana Oravkinová
Orthodontist:Daniela Kroupová, Irena Klímová
Clinical geneticist:Agata Molnárová
Otolaryngologist:Erika Krátka
Specialist nurse:Alica Martišková
Other:Dagmar Fekiačová ( Pediatrician ) Eva Dzurillová ( Pediartician )
Patient follow up:Dagmar Fekiačová

Support group

Support group address:Slovenská asociácia pre rozstepy,
Rozštepová poradňa Kliniky plastickej chirurgie,
UN Ba - Ružinov,
Ružinovská 6,
826 06 Bratislava

Annual case load

Cleft palate:12
Cleft lip (CL) Unilateral (UCL):8
Bilateral (BCL):3
Number of syndromic cases:0,6

Primary surgical protocol

Timing of first repair and type of operation.

Complete UCLP:3 months
Complete BCLP:3 months
Isolated CP:9 months

Record collection protocol

Are records routinely collected at specific ages?Yes
Does this conform to WHO timing recommendations
(birth, 5, 10, 15 and 20 years)?

Clinical research

Clinical team members who are or would like to be involved in clinical research:

Member details:all cleft centre members

Current research activity and data collection

Type(s) of software used:Excel, Word, Powerpoint
Participation in inter-centre studies:Yes
Details of studies:Eurocleft, Eurocran
Published research papers:Yes
Details of publications:Fedeles J Jr, Ziak P, Fedeles J.: Nasoalveolar molding in complete cleft lip nasal deformity patients., Bratisl Lek Listy. 2012;113(5):293-7.
Fedeles J Jr, Ziak P, Krizko M, Payer J Jr, Bohac M, Palencar D, Hulin I Jr, Fedeles J.:Prevalence of cleft lip and palate in western Slovakia in the years 2001-2007., Bratisl Lek Listy. 2012;113(2):117-9.
Ziak P, Fedeles J Jr, Fekiacova D, Hulin I Jr, Fedeles J.:Timing of primary lip repair in cleft patients according to surgical treatment protocol., Bratisl Lek Listy. 2010;111(3):160-2.
Molnarova A, Petrovicova A, Fedeles J, Bopegamage S, Horakova E.:Coxsackie viral infection and orofacial cleft. Bratisl Lek Listy. 2002;103(10):365-7.
Cvicelova M, Karabova P, Fedeles J, Molnarova A.:Orofacial clefts and their influence on chosen anthropometric parameters of craniofacial part children at the age of eight.Bratisl Lek Listy. 2002;103(4-5):152-8.
Fedeles J, Janovic J, Oravkinová Z, Klímová I, Fekiacová D.:Fifty years of the Cleft Centre in Bratislava.,Acta Chir Plast. 2004;46(1):23-7.
Willing to share Powerpoint presentations:Yes

Potential clinical research activities

Clinical research activities interested in being involved in:

Randomised clinical trials:Yes
Inter-centre comparison of outcome:Yes
Prospective study:Yes
DNA collection:Yes

Potential laboratory based research activities

Laboratory based research activities interested in being involved in:

Laboratory genetics/genomics research:Yes

Total number of cases per annum

Total cases per annum:31