Mon, 29 April 2019
In this podcast, Pat Chibbaro interviews Victor Chang and Dr. Parit A. Patel about their article, "Predicting the Ideal Patient for Ambulatory Cleft Lip Repair " published in volume 56 issue 3 of The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal.
This study better defines the patient population appropriate for ambulatory cleft repair with uplift modeling, a predictive analytics technique.
In conclusion, uplift modeling predicts that approximately 40% of patients would benefit from an ASC cleft lip repair. Targeting patients younger than 1 year old, nonsyndromic, with no respiratory or neurologic diagnosis for ASC cleft lip repair, may be a safe and cost-saving endeavor.
Click here to read the article.