Vector alignment in maxillary distraction osteogenesis

UÇKAN İ. S., Arman A., Bayram B., Celik E.

Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, vol.17, no.5, pp.992-997, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.scs.0000234980.76992.69
  • Journal Name: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.992-997
  • Keywords: distraction osteogenesis, vector
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: Yes


Maxillary distraction osteogenesis is an alternative treatment of cleft patients with severe maxillary hypoplasia. The aim of this paper is to present the combined surgical/orthodontic treatment of a cleft lip and palate patient and to evaluate the maxillary distraction procedure and the distraction vector in high Le Fort I osteotomy. Copyright © 2006 Mutaz B. Habal, MD.