New trends in cranio-orbital and midface distraction for craniofacial dysostosis.

@article{Hopper2012NewTI,
  title={New trends in cranio-orbital and midface distraction for craniofacial dysostosis.},
  author={Richard A. Hopper},
  journal={Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={298-303}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Syndromic craniofacial dysostosis remains one of the most challenging diagnoses in congenital craniomaxillofacial surgery. Distraction osteogenesis has held the promise of greater facial movements with improved stability, less morbidity and more favorable functional and esthetic outcomes. Current literature is starting to determine whether this promise is being fulfilled. RECENT FINDINGS The current trend in the literature is increasing indications for distraction in… CONTINUE READING
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