Endoscopy: Pharyngeal Flap

In this video we can see a child who has had a “pharyngeal flap” procedure done to correct velopharyngeal incompetence (VPI). This has made a significant difference in the child’s speech.

Endoscopy: Velopharyngeal Incompetence

Here we can see a child who has poor velopharyngeal closure (velopharyngeal incompetence) because of scarring due to cleft palate. Child can close from the sides but not from the center, this will require surgery to correct.