for treatment of bone loss in the lower extremity.
45,46) Distraction osteogenesis
via bone transport for fragment lengthening has become a useful tool, allowing for limb preservation and function optimizing despite that frequent frame modifications are necessary for sequential deformity correction or osteogenesis control (Table 2).
18) In the first case, distraction osteogenesis
was used successfully after failed attempts to repair a tibiotarsal fracture.
Strain-related bone remodeling in distraction osteogenesiss
of the mandible.
Anterior maxillary advancement using tooth-supported distraction osteogenesis
in maxillary hipoplasia using internal devices: case report.
Thirdly, distraction osteogenesis
creates a vital bone of excellent quality for the placement of implants, which is not always the case with autogenous or allogeneic bone grafting.
Mandibular distraction osteogenesis
for Pierre Robin sequence: what percentage of neonates needs it?
in irradiated rabbit mandibles with adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
A group of oral and maxillofacial surgeons, prosthodontists, periodontists, dentists, and others from the US, Israel, Europe, and Japan address the biological basis of the osteoperiosteal flap, distraction osteogenesis
techniques, pedicled segmental osteotomy techniques, restorative techniques, and developing technologies.
In patients for whom such a movement is likely to be difficult or impossible, there may be a role for combined treatment with distraction osteogenesis
Surgical management options include glossopexy, lip-tongue adhesion, hyoid suspension, uvulopalatoplasty, tracheostomy and more recently, mandibular distraction osteogenesis