Mr Ron W Pigott

Mr Ron W Pigott, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol 1969-94; Senior Registrar, Stoke Mandeville Hospital 1962-68; Robert Johnson Fellow, University of Miami 1967.

Pioneered endoscopy of velopharyngeal isthmus in the condition of velopharyngeal incompetence; developed split screen recording of endoscopic and radiological exam of velopharyngeal isthmus with A.P.W. Makepeace; pioneered computer-based assessment of symmetry for application to cleft lip and nose deformity with B. Coghlan and D. Matthews.

Publications: many papers and chapters regarding investigation and treatment of cleft lip and palate in:
Advances in the Management of Cleft Lip and Palate, 1980;
Clinics in Plastic Surgery, 1985;
Scott-Brown's Paediatric Otolaryngology, 5th edn 1987;
Current Therapy in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1989;
articles in Lancet, Brit. J. Plastic Surgery, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Annals Plastic Surgery, Scandinavian J Plastic Reconstructive Surgery.


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