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Osteogenesis, Distraction MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Osteogenesis, Distraction
Tree Number(s)
E04.555.120.690
Unique ID
D019857
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019857
Annotation
bone lengthening by gradual distraction; not restricted to long bones
Scope Note
Bone lengthening by gradual mechanical distraction. An external fixation device produces the distraction across the bone plate. The technique was originally applied to long bones but in recent years the method has been adapted for use with mandibular implants in maxillofacial surgery.
Entry Term(s)
Callotasis
Distraction Osteogenesis
Previous Indexing
Bone Lengthening (1987-1997)
Osteogenesis (1985-1997)
See Also
External Fixators
Ilizarov Technique
Public MeSH Note
98
History Note
98
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/25
Osteogenesis, Distraction Preferred
Callotasis Narrower
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