volume 41, issue 7, P569-573 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.11.028
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Faysal Ugurlu, B. Cem Sener, Guhan Dergin, Hasan Garip

Abstract: The aim of this retrospective study was to analyse the outcome of 44 cases of vertical alveolar distraction osteogenesis (ADO) and to investigate the complications, precautions, and treatment associated with ADO. The 44 alveolar distractions were performed on 40 patients. Extraosseous distraction was used in all cases. Complications associated with the intraoperative, postoperative, distraction, and consolidation periods were recorded and evaluated. Intraoperative complications were noted in two patients (4.5%…

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