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Congenital Anomaly Researchers

Surgeons warn many cleft palate cases missed at birth

13 December 2012

Too many babies born with a cleft palate are being diagnosed late, causing unnecessary distress, the Royal College of Surgeons says.


Figures from the CRANE database for England, Wales and Northern Ireland showed more than a quarter of cases were not picked up within the required 24 hours after birth.  


To view the BBC news article, click here.

To view the CRANE annual report, click here.