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Innovative Cleft Palate Repair

http://media.soundmedicine.org/segments/110313_4.mp3

Over 100,000 children in developing countries are born with cleft palates and lips, most of which will never be repaired due to lack of trained medical personnel. Roberto Flores, M.D., is the medical director of a groundbreaking technological resource that has the potential to train surgeons in developing countries to perform cleft palate and lip repair. Smile Train now hosts a free Web-based interactive surgery simulator that has been used successfully in over 48 countries and requires only basic software.