"Osteogenesis, Distraction" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Bone lengthening by gradual mechanical distraction. An external fixation device produces the distraction across the bone plate. The technique was originally applied to long bones but in recent years the method has been adapted for use with mandibular implants in maxillofacial surgery.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Osteogenesis, Distraction" by people in Profiles.
Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis as a Primary Intervention in Infants With Pierre Robin Sequence. Ann Plast Surg. 2021 06 01; 86(6S Suppl 5):S545-S549.
Orthodontic and Surgical Principles for Distraction Osteogenesis in Children with Pierre-Robin Sequence. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2020 May; 32(2):283-295.
Outcomes of surgical management of TMJ ankylosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2019 Jul; 47(7):1120-1133.
Limb-length discrepancy after total hip arthroplasty: novel treatment and proposed algorithm for care. Orthopedics. 2014 Feb; 37(2):101-6.
Volumetric analysis of cranial vault distraction for cephalocranial disproportion. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2011; 47(6):396-405.
Prostaglandin E2 levels in gingival crevicular fluid during tooth- and bone-borne expansion. Eur J Orthod. 2010 Jun; 32(3):336-41.