[Effects of unilateral mandibular distraction osteogenesis on temporomandibular joint].

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OBJECTIVE To study the effects of unilateral mandibular distraction osteogenesis(MDO) on the temporomandibular joint(TMJ). METHODS Ten rhesus monkeys were used to perform right MDO. After 5 days, latency period, the distractor was initiated at the rate of 0.5 mmx2/day, totally 15 days. When MDO completed, and 2,4,6,and 12 weeks after MDO, X-ray films of… (More)

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@article{Wang2003EffectsOU, title={[Effects of unilateral mandibular distraction osteogenesis on temporomandibular joint].}, author={Xing Wang and Zili Li and Dengcheng Wu}, journal={Beijing da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Peking University. Health sciences}, year={2003}, volume={35 6}, pages={649-53} }