Distraction osteogenesis and mandibular osteotomy after free fibula transplant

Nowadays it is well known that microsurgical mandibular reconstruction with fibula transplants is a reliable therapeutic method, but still some complications arise and the results are sometimes, not so perfect as planned. Both distraction osteogenesis and orthognatic corrective surgery (osteotomies) as represented by a case report, are good complementary methods. Nevertheless, more emphasis should be placed during initial planning and first reconstructive surgery.

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Feb 5, 2018 | Posted by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery | Comments Off on Distraction osteogenesis and mandibular osteotomy after free fibula transplant
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