corticotomy


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corticotomy

removal of a piece of bone cortex, leaving the intramedullary blood supply intact.
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Hwang and Lee intruded over-erupted posterior teeth by corticotomy and magnets (37).
Intrusion of overerupted molars by corticotomy and magnets.
37) Ilizarov used the stimulus of pure distraction applied to a special corticotomy that preserved the medullary vascularity and involved osteotomy of the cortex alone.
39) The principles focus on the superior biologic quality of the regenerated bone due to the performance of a percutaneous corticotomy that minimizes trauma to the periosteum and bone marrow while maximizing the preservation of marrow and periosteal blood supply.
Other areas addressed include cleft lip and palate; obstructive sleep apnea; infections affecting the oral cavity; pediatric dentistry; endodontics; prosthodontics; treatment in patients requiring orthognathic surgery; the role of biomedical engineers in orthodontic appliances; tissue engineering; corticotomy and stem cell therapy; the use of lasers; implant orthodontics; temporomandibular dysfunction; and treatment for the special needs child.
12) The external corticotomy was extended diagonally from the posterior edge of the alveolar ridge to the gonial angle, with attention paid to the dental buds.
Oppenheim removed the medical hardware from the patient's leg, performed a fibula osteotomy, a tibial corticotomy, and applied an Ilizarov external fixator to the right leg.
A right frontal craniotomy was performed and a rounded corticotomy of 1.
Distraction osteogenesis is a term used to describe the de novo production of bone between corticotomy surfaces undergoing gradual distraction (Fig.
Four months following surgery, the corticotomy was consolidated.
Distraction began approximately seven days after metaphyseal corticotomy and progressed at one millimeter per day.