Craniofacial Distraction Osteogenesis PDF Free Download (Direct Link)
Craniofacial Distraction Osteogenesis showcases the technique that has become one of the hottest topics in orthodontics and oral and maxillofacial surgery today. Distraction osteogenesis is a surgical process for reconstruction of skeletal deformities that involves gradual, controlled displacement of surgicaly created fracturesresulting in simultaneous expansion of soft tissue and bone volume. This technique evolved from the work of Gavriel Ilizarov in Kurgan, Siberia in the 1960s. With advances made in the past 40 years, the procedure is now being applied to deformities of the jaws and dentoalveolar process with a refined technique mastered by the lead author, Mikhail L. Samchukov, MD. This unique reference book displays the incredible advancements made in this technique from experts all over the world.
- Features an expert lead author, Dr. Mikhail Samchukov, who studied under Dr. Gavriel Ilizarov, the inventor of the distraction osteogenesis technique.
Includes contributions from world renowned experts in the field such as Dr. Cesar Guerrero, Dr. Martin Chin and Dr. Suzanne Stucki-McCormick.
- Full colour images demonstrate the use of both extraoral and intraoral tooth-borne devices
Includes over 70 cases which showcase successes achieved in patients around the world, and demonstrate the before and after of all techniques described.
- Covers a wide range of information about distraction osteogenesis, from its origins in Siberia, to the latest advancements.
The book is divided into 12 sections, making it easier for readers to find key topics of interest.
REVIEW OF CURRENT EDITION:
“This magnificent text utilizes 119 international contributors and over 1300 illustrations to provide information about the history and development of distraction osteogenesis and its application to craniofacial deformities and/or deficiencies. The fact that the authors chose to present all of the topics in one extremely comprehensive textbook underscores a very strong theme of multidiscipline care for patients requiring treatment of facial deformities and related problems. Maxillofacial prosthodontists, maxillofacial surgeons, and orthodontists can best utilize this comprehensive text, especially those professionals who are part of a multidiscipline team treating patients with facial deformities.”
– Journal of Prosthodontics – March 2004