Craniofacial Distraction Osteogenesis

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Mosby, 2001 - Medical - 634 pages
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Craniofacial Distraction Osteogenesis addresses one of today's hottest topics in orthodontics and oral and maxillofacial surgery! This comprehensive, full-color text presents the latest information on extraoral and intraoral distraction appliances, including tooth-borne, bone-borne, and hybrid fixation methods. Readers will learn how to minimize or avoid potential complications of osteodistraction by using proper preoperative planning and execution. It includes detailed discussions of mandibular lengthening and widening, mandibular bone transport, alveolar distraction, maxillary, mid-face, and cranial distraction, and more. An extensive library of case studies collected from world-renowned surgeons demonstrates the clinical application of the various techniques.

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Contents

Historical Development and Evolution of Craniofacial
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Clinical Analysis 33 Distraction Osteogenesis of the Mandibular
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BIOLOGIC FOUNDATION
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