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Distraction osteogenesis in the craniomaxillofacial region. Part II: peri operative issues, surgical procedure, complications and reliability

Mahdah, Saridah and Chi Adam, Khairul Bariah and Azmi, MN and Saleh, I and Nabil, S and Hariri, Firdaus (2015) Distraction osteogenesis in the craniomaxillofacial region. Part II: peri operative issues, surgical procedure, complications and reliability. Malaysian Journal Of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 13 (1). pp. 1-9. ISSN 1511-8797

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Abstract

Distraction osteogenesis(DO) has been revolutionized in the past 20 years. Ever since the technique was introduced by Ilizarov, the application of this technique been extended into various region in human body including in craniomaxillofacial region. Extensive research in various aspects of this technique has been done to provide scientific evidence and better understanding thus optimizing the surgical outcome to patients. The superiority of DO in overcoming limitations in conventional surgery resulted in greater application in treating deformity over the craniomaxillofacial region. This second part of DO application in craniomaxillofacial region article emphasizes on theclinical aspects of DO focusing on the peri-operative issues, important surgical aspects, related complications and reliability of this technique. Understanding of the clinical and technical components of DO will ensure favourable and predictable outcome when DO become the treatment of choice.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5817/65060
Uncontrolled Keywords: distraction osteogenesis; callus distraction; osteodistraction; craniomaxillofacial; maxillofacial surgery.
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry > RK529 Oral Surgery-General Works
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Dentistry
Kulliyyah of Dentistry > Oral Maxxilofacial Surgery & Oral Diagnosis
Depositing User: dr khairul bariah
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2018 09:55
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2018 09:55
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/65060

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