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For patients with craniofacial anomalies impacting on airway anatomy such as the Robin anomalad, surgical procedures including tongue reduction, labioglossopexy, distraction osteogenesis and even tracheostomy are utilized for airway management (57).
Over a three-year period, six infants and one child were treated with mandibular distraction osteogenesis for micrognathia and airway obstruction.
He was treated by classical ortognathic surgical procedures (Le Fort I osteotomy and autogenous bone grafting) and by a modern surgical technology as distraction osteogenesis of mandible.
Patent Number 7,943,573 entitled "Treatment of Distraction Osteogenesis Using PDGF" was issued by the U.
Ilizarov's experiments with distraction osteogenesis made it clear that both rate and rhythm of distraction affect the quality of the regenerate.
Spring-Mediated Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis.
1-4) In 1989, Ilizarov and colleagues defined the biologic bases of distraction osteogenesis, and bone lengthening became a reliable procedure with predictable and reproducible results.
1) Throughout the century, the works of Putti (2) in 1921, Haboush and Finkelstein (3) in 1932, and Ilizarov (4-7) in 1951 have lead to development of distraction osteogenesis in the craniofacial skeleton.
12/368,242 titled "Treatment of Distraction Osteogenesis Using PDGF.
His clinical interests include pre-surgical infant orthodontics, craniofacial growth patterns of patients with cleft lip and palate, distraction osteogenesis and combined orthodontic and orthognathic treatment planning.
Swedish specialists in oral and maxillofacial implant surgery Lundgren and Sennerby introduce surgical techniques for augmenting the atrophic jaw that combine bone grafting with distraction osteogenesis to reduce surgical morbidity and improve outcome when managing complex cases with severe inter-arch discrepancies.
Articles on periodontal regeneration and localized implant site development include treatment of advanced defects with bioactive therapies, rhPDGF in regeneration, soft tissue engineering, site development, platelet-rich plasma in surgery, minimally invasive strategies for vertical ridge augmentation, principles of rhBMP-2 surgery and periodontics, rhBMP-2 and bone regeneration (including of the sinus floor), applications to alveolar distraction osteogenesis and dentoalveolar modification, cranial reconstruction and orthopedic indications.