University Children’s Hospital Belgarde (Univerzitetska de?ija klinika Beograd)

Principle contact details

Contact name:Branislav Trifunovi?
Address:Tiršova 10
Belgrade 11000
Telephone:'+381 63 7725963
Web address:Visit website

Other team members

Surgeon:Branislav Trifunovi? (Pediatric and Plastic Surgeon), Ivan Raki? (Pediatric Surgeon), Marko Majstorovi? (Pediatric Surgeon), Dragan Zamaklar (Pediatric and Plastic Surgeon)
Speech therapist:Institute for Speech therapy
Clinical geneticist:Goran ?uturilo
Otolaryngologist:Trivi? Aleksandar
Specialist nurse:Olivera Jefti?
Psychologist:Vukašin ?obelji?
Patient follow up:Surgeon

Annual case load

Cleft palate:30-40
Pierre Robin:'5-10
Cleft lip & palate (CLP) Unilateral (UCLP):30-60
Bilateral (BCLP):'5-10
Cleft lip (CL) Unilateral (UCL):'5-10
Bilateral (BCL):'1-2
Number of syndromic cases:Yes

Primary surgical protocol

Timing of first repair and type of operation.

Complete UCLP:CL: 1-2 month (Tennison), CP: 10 month (Furlow, Veau- Killner- Wardill)
Complete BCLP:CL: 2-3 month (Bialteral Millard), CP 10-12 month(Veau- Killner-Wardill)
Isolated CP:10 month (Furlow)

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)?

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:Branislav Trifunovi? (surgeon, all types of research)
Ivan Raki? (surgeon, all types of research)
Marko Majstorovi? (surgeon, all types of research)
Dragan Zamaklar (surgeon, all types of research)

Non-clinical and laboratory research

Non-clinical and laboratory team members who are or would like to be involved in clinical research:

Member details:Goran ?ubrilo ( Geneticist, all types of research)
Vukašin ?obelji? (Psychologist, all types of research)

Current research activity and data collection

Participation in inter-centre studies:Yes
Participation in other collaborations (projects):Yes
Published research papers:Yes
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:70-120