Department of Children Plastic Surgery Faculty Hospital Brno Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University Brno Czech Republic

Principle contact details

Contact name:Jitka Vokurkova, M.D., Ph.D.
Address:MUDr. Jitka Vokurkova, Ph.D.
FN Brno, Detska nemocnice
Černopolní 9
613 00 Brno
Czech Republic
Country:Czech Republic
Telephone:+ 420602854484
Web address:Visit website

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Other team members

Surgeon:Jitka Vokurkova,M.D. ,plastic surgeon
Speech therapist:Julie Cefelinova, Mgr.
Orthodontist:Ivana Halackova, M.D.
Clinical geneticist:Renata Gaillyova, M.D.
Otolaryngologist:Pavel Hornik, M.D.
Other:Tereza Stehlikova, patient family support
Patient follow up:Jitka Vokurkova, M.D. Olga Lukasova, M.D.

Support group

Support group address:Tereza Stehlikova
Fucikova 4,
628 00 Brno
Czech Republic
Telephone: +420608225673

Annual case load

Cleft palate:About 25 pts
Pierre Robin:About 10 pts
Cleft lip (CL) Unilateral (UCL):About 20 pts
Bilateral (BCL):About 15 pts
Number of syndromic cases:About 10 pts
Van der Woude, Goldenhar, EEC, Patau

Primary surgical protocol

Timing of first repair and type of operation.

Complete UCLP:Lip-neonatal, modif. Millard, palate from 6 month 2 flaps,IVV
Complete BCLP:Lip neonatal, palate from 6 month
Isolated CP:From 6 to 9 month- 2mucoperiosteal flaps + IVV

Record collection protocol

Does this conform to WHO timing recommendations
(birth, 5, 10, 15 and 20 years)?

State coverage of costs

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

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