External distraction of the maxilla in patients with craniofacial dysplasia.

@article{Krimmel2001ExternalDO,
  title={External distraction of the maxilla in patients with craniofacial dysplasia.},
  author={Michael Krimmel and Carl-Peter Cornelius and Mathias Roser and Margit Bacher and Siegmar Reinert},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={458-63}
}
Patients with severe maxillary hypoplasia secondary to craniofacial dysplasia present a challenge to the craniofacial surgeon. Maxillary distraction presents a promising tool to treat these patients more successfully. Fifteen patients aged 12 to 20 years with craniofacial dysplasia and maxillary retrusion were treated with two different techniques after… CONTINUE READING