Distraction Osteogenesis Surgeryby Dr Sanchaita Kohli Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Distraction osteogenesis is an advanced surgical technique used to lengthen short and/or deformed bones using a metallic distractor device. Recommended Features
- Face Surgery
- Maxillofacial Surgery
- Distraction osteogenesis Surgery
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Review on Distraction Osteogenesis SurgeryThe procedure involves giving a surgical cut in the undersized bone (osteotomy) and fixing a distractor device across the cut using screws. Gradual activation of the device is begun a few days after surgery and leads to bone separation at the osteotomy, resulting in new bone formation in the gap created.
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