S-Space College of Dentistry/School of Dentistry (치과대학/치의학대학원) Dept. of Dentistry (치의학과) Journal Papers (저널논문_치의학과)
양측성 구순구개열 환자의 치조골 결손부의 재건치료를 위한 bifocal distraction-compression osteosynthesis : Reconstruction of alveolar bone defect in bilateral cleft lip and palate using bifocal distraction-compression osteosynthesis
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- 대한구순구개열학회지 2004;7:47-61
- The closure of a wide alveolar cleft and fistula in cleft patients and the reconstruction of a maxillary dentoalveolar defect in bilateral cleft lip and palate (BCLP) patients are challenging for both orthodontists and oromaxillofacial surgeons. It is due to the difficulty in achieving complete closure by using local attached gingiva (palatal flap) and the great volume of bone required for the graft. In this article, the authors used bifocal distraction-compression osteosynthesis(BDCO) to create a segment of new alveolar bone and attached gingiva for the complete approximation of a wide alveolar cleft/fistula and the reconstruction of a maxillary dentoalveolar defect. Since the alveoli and gingivae on both ends of the cleft were approximated after BDCO, the need for extensive alveolar bone grafting was eliminated. It also could create new alveolar bone and gingiva for orthodontic tooth movement and implant.
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