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Table 4 Patient characteristics, Jaw Index and sleep study results in isolated and syndromic RS

From: Mandibular growth in infants with Robin sequence treated with the Tübingen palatal plate

  Isolated RS n = 22 Syndromic RS n = 9
SDS for weight
 Admission- birth weight −1.21 (− 1.42 – − 0.24) 0.68 (0.90 – − 0.43)
 Discharge-admission −0.1 (− 0.21–0.38) −0.06 (− 0.09–0.11)
 Weight 3 month-admission −0.12 (− 0.4–0.76) −0.58 (− 1.43–0.33)
Feeding difficulties (NGT) n (%)
 at admission 16/22 (73%) 9/9 (100%)
 at discharge 3/22 (14%) 4/9 (44%)
 at 3 month follow-up 0/19 (0%) 2/7 (29%)
Jaw Index (mm)
 at admission 9.0 (7.0–11.3) 6.8 (4.2–9.1)
 at 3 month follow-up 2.6 (2.1–4.1), n = 15a 2 (1.3–2.1), n = 5a
MOAI (events/h)
 at admission 10.6 (5.1–31.5) 8.8 (5.5–15.2)
 at discharge 0.3 (0.1–1.0) 0.9 (0.1–2.1)
 at 3 month follow-up 0 (0–0.9), n = 19 0.2 (0–1.6), n = 7
  1. aAll infants with Jaw index data at the 3-month follow-up were treated with a TPP