Ghada Kamal ElMorshedy

Misr University

Title: Recent advances of alveolar cleft management


Dr. Ghada Kamal ElMorshedy has had her MOSRCSEd 2006, FDSRCSEd 2013 ,and she is working as Consultant / Association Professor at Misr University Teaching Hospital, ElSheikh Zayed Hospital , National Bank Hospital, Cairo. She has been extensive work on Distraction Osteogenesis to correct facial deformities and Piere Rhobin Syndrome. She has presented more than 15 papers in reputed journals and conferances on Distraction Osteogenesis and cleft palate. Her recent addition to repair alveolar cleft is highly innovated.


Alveolar cleft is a part of cleft lip and or palate. Repair of alveolar cleft can vary from early childhood to late pre-adulthood. Various procedures had been advocated for proper repair, bone grafting ,fat grafting ,distraction osteogenesis, stem cells and BMP, have been used by many authors with reasonable rate of success the outcome of alveolar cleft repair has to be assessed quantitatively and qualitatively This is concise review of the procedures and the outcome with special emphasis on the advantages , indications and possible complications.