Département medico chirurgicale de pédiatrie. Centre hospitalier universitaire du Poitiers

Principle contact details

Contact name:Dr J Mcheik
Address:Avenue Jacques Coeur. Service de chirurgie pédiatrique, CHU de Poitiers. 86021 Poitiers
Telephone:05 49 44 42 44

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Other team members

Surgeon:Dr Jiad Mcheik
Speech therapist:Mme Sophy Boinard
Orthodontist:Dr Jean Abouchar
Clinical geneticist:Pr Brigitte Gilbert
Otolaryngologist:Dr Jean Pascal Le Breton
Patient follow up:Dr Jiad Mcheik

Annual case load

Cleft palate:15
Cleft lip (CL) Unilateral (UCL):11
Bilateral (BCL):4
Number of syndromic cases:3

Primary surgical protocol

Timing of first repair and type of operation.

Complete UCLP:Lévre à la naissance et palais à 6 mois
Complete BCLP:Lévre à la naissance et palais à 6 mois
Isolated CP:palais à 6 mois

Record collection protocol

Are records routinely collected at specific ages?Yes
What record taking protocol is used:Birth, 1, 4, 7, 10, and 15

State coverage of costs

Are the costs of the following treatments covered by the state (free to the patient)?

Surgery costs:All
Orthodontic costs:All
Speech and language therapy costs:All

Clinical research

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

Member details:Jiad Mcheik - Chirurgie pédiatrique -

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

National cleft lip and palate / craniofacial scientific organisation

Organisation details:Yes
Association francophone des fentes faciales AFFF