Skip to main content

Table 1 Neonatal characteristics of all adolescents and those with isolated and non-isolated Pierre Robin sequence (PRS)

From: Quality of life and phonatory and morphological outcomes in cognitively unimpaired adolescents with Pierre Robin sequence: a cross-sectional study of 72 patients

  Total
n = 72
Isolated PRS
n = 59
Non-isolated PRS
n = 13
p value*
Term (weeks), mean (SD) 39.1 (1.4) 39.1 (1.4) 39.5 (1.7)  
Birth weight (g), mean (SD) 3303 (532) 3248 (495) 3550 (637)  
Birth length (cm), mean (SD) 49.4 (2.4) 49.4 (2.1) 49.7 (3.6)  
Head circumference (cm), mean (SD) 34.6 (1.6) 34.4 (1.4) 35.7 (2.3)  
Cleft palate width 0.6757
 Velar cleft 5 4 1
 Narrow or incomplete 6 6  
 Large or complete 61 49 12
Neonatal retrognathia severity 0.6800
 Minor 19 17 2
 Mild 31 25 6
 Major 22 17 5
Functional severity grade 0.0164
 1 26 22 4
 2 33 30 3
 3 13 7 6
Tracheostomy 9 6 3 0.3487
Secondary pharyngoplasty 18 16 2
Fistula repair 13 11 2
  1. Bold indicates statistically significant results
  2. *Chi-square or Fisher exact test