Distraction osteogenesis for craniosynostosis.

  title={Distraction osteogenesis for craniosynostosis.},
  author={Tanetaka Akizuki and Yuzo Komuro and Kitaro Ohmori},
  journal={Neurosurgical focus},
  volume={9 3},
OBJECT The authors describe the use of distraction devices and surgical techniques of distraction osteogenesis for the treatment of patients with craniosynostosis. METHODS Since 1994, the authors have performed distraction procedures in 23 patients with craniosynostosis in whom osteogenesis was achieved. Thirteen of the 23 patients underwent a complete Le Fort III midface osteotomy and distraction. In 10 patients the distraction osteogenesis involved the cranial bone; six underwent combined… CONTINUE READING


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