by Joseph G. McCarthy (Editor), P. Tessier (Foreword by)
Distraction is a technique used to lengthen bones. Written by the pioneers of revolutionary new techniques in this field, this book presents their clinical and laboratory experience with distraction of the cranial vault, orbit, midface and zygoma, and mandible, as well as the principles of distraction, biomechanics, and the physiology of bone healing and remodeling.
The book contains black-and-white illustrations.
This book presents the revolutionary technique of bone distraction of the craniofacial skeleton as developed by the author and his colleagues at NYU. These techniques allow the surgeon to make precise changes in the lengthening and shape of new craniofacial bone.
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