Bilateral Distraction Osteogenesis for the Management of Mandibular Hypoplasia

@inproceedings{HAMED2014BilateralDO,
  title={Bilateral Distraction Osteogenesis for the Management of Mandibular Hypoplasia},
  author={MOHAMMED S. HAMED and AMRE A. EL SWIFY and FAWZY T. ELSAYED and Tauseef A. Mohammed},
  year={2014}
}
Introduction: Patients with mandibular bilateral hypoplasia usually present with varying degrees of facial deformity, upper airway obstruction and difficulty with feeding. Treatment of such cases is very important. Distraction osteogenesis (DO) using intra and extra-oral devices provides an excellent alternative when other surgical techniques do not prove to be satisfactory. Aim of the Work: To evaluate the efficacy of bilateral DO in the treatment of mandibular hypoplasia. Patients and Methods… CONTINUE READING