LeFort III internal distraction in syndromic craniosynostosis.

  title={LeFort III internal distraction in syndromic craniosynostosis.},
  author={Anthony D. Holmes and Graeme W Wright and John G O Meara and Andrew A. C. Heggie and Timothy C Probert},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  volume={13 2},
Distraction osteogenesis of the mid-face alleviates the requirements of substantial autogenous bone grafts and donor site morbidity and alleviates the restriction of the soft-tissue envelope in gaining advancement of the mid-face. A prospective study, over a 14-month period, was initiated to evaluate the results of seven consecutive patients undergoing mid-facial advancement who were treated with Le Fort III internal distraction using the MID device. All patients had syndromic craniosynostoses… CONTINUE READING