4th International Congress of Maxillofacial and  Craniofacial Distraction
Paris, France, July 2-5, 2003









Embryological Craniofacial Growth: Back to the Morphogenetic Bases of Distraction Osteogenesis
B. Lengelé and C. Nyssen-Behets


Is bony regenerate biologically stable?

The Molecular and Biological Mechanisms of Bone Distraction
P. Bouletreau and M.T. Longaker

Muscle Adaptation to Gradual Distraction
M. Samchukov, M. Makarov, M. El-Salanty, A. Cherkashin and J. Birch

Low Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound Improves Mandible Distraction Osteogenesis
P.C. Stephens, K.G. Andersen, M.P. Gianoutsos, J. Huckle and W.R. Walsh

The Heterogeneity of the Fibroblasts of the Human’s Bone Marrow, Which Were Received by Means of the Cultivation In Vitro Conditions
O. Tsilenko and V. Astachova

Evaluation of rhBMP-2 in Rabbit Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis: Effect of Dosage and Administration Time Sequence on Bone Formation
L.W. Zheng, M.C.M. Wong, A.B.M. Rabie and L.K. Cheung


Alveolar Bone: distraction, implantology and prosthesis

3-D Alveolar Distraction Osteogenesis
C.A. Guerrero, F. Figueroa and M. González

Autogenous Bone Graft X Distraction Osteogenesis for Anterior Maxillary Augmentation
M. Soares, F. Guerra, C. Correa and P. Duarte

Bone Morphogenetic Protein Enhancement of Alveolar Distraction in Humans
M. Chin

Evaluation of 21 Implants Placed After Alveloar Distraction: A Prospective From 1 Year To 5 Years
P. Rousseau and P.A Diner

Prosthodontic Guided Alveolar Distraction Verified by CT Scan
E. Sarti, F. Franchini, A. Lamma and T. Sansoni

A Novel Horizontal Alveolar Distraction Method Using Titanium Mesh Plate
T. Takahashi, K. Funaki, K. Yamauchi and M. Mitsugi

Alveolar Distraction Osteogenesis: A One-Year Clinical Experience with a New Two-Directional Distraction System
T. Iizuka, W. Hallermann, W. Smolka and K. Smolka

Endosseous Implants Placed into Horizontal Alveolar Ridge Distraction Osteogenesis
Y. Nosaka, S. Kitano, K. Wada, C. Nishi, Y. Nishiyama, M. Kobayashi, J. Ishii, R. Adachi and T. Komori

Comparative Evaluation of Different Alveolar Distractors: Indications and Limits
P. Rousseau and P.A. Diner

Posterior Mandible Lengthening by Distraction Osteogenesis
M. Soares, F. Guerra, P. Duarte and C. Correa

Increase of the Edentolous Mandibular Alveolar Ridge with Distraction Osteogenesis
M.M. Soares, F. Guerra, P. Duarte, C. Correa and P. Maluf

The Use of Resorbable Screws on the Fixation of Distraction Device
M. Melo Soares, F. Guerra, P. Duarte and C. Correa


growing the Mandible: can you obtain similar results with different means?

Treatment and Post-Treatment Craniofacial Changes After Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis
M. Kulewicz, Z. Dudkiewicz and D. Cudzilo

Intraoral Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis through Osteochondral Rib Grafts
D.A. Walker

Correlation between Radiographic and Ultrasound Data in the Detection of Symphyseal Callus Maturation
M. Mommaerts, L. Steyaert, R. Polsbroek and P. Correia

Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis. A Long-term CT Scan Analysis
D.A. Walker

Facial Profile Changes After Distraction Osteogenesis
D. Cudzilo, M. Kulewic and Z. Dudkiewicz

Distraction Osteogenesis; the Treatment for Class II Correction?
P.J. van Strijen, H. Breuning, F.B.T. Perdijk and M.E. de Lange

Sagittal Elongation of the Mandible and Nerve Preservation By Distraction Osteogenesis
J.J. Moses

Intraoral Distraction Osteogenesis Versus Sagittal Split Osteotomy to Lengthen the Mandible
C.A. Guerrero, W.H. Bell and E.A. Domínguez

Aesthetic Distraction: Managing the Angles Radical Lower Facial Rotation is the Key
L.E. Landa, X.P. Reyna Rodriguez, S. Holland, M. Risin and C.B. Gordon

Finite Element Analysis of "No Vector Distraction" Versus Multivector Distraction
C.B. Gordon, L.E. Landa, B.V. Heil, Y. Liu, R. Maercks and X.P. Reyna-Rodriguez

TMJ, Orthodontics and Distraction
S.U. Stucki-McCormick

Mandibular Distraction Can Reverse Cardiovascular Structural Changes in Patients with Severe Micrognathia and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS)
L.E. Landa, X.P. Reyna Rodriguez, S. Holland, M. Risin, R. Maercks and C.B. Gordon

Physiologic and Skeletal Changes in Early Mandibular Distraction
L.E. Landa, X.P. Reyna Rodriguez, E. Ochoa Lopez Diaz, A. Puente Sanchez, S. Holland, M. Risin, R. Maercks and C.B. Gordon

Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea by Mandibular Distraction
A. Rachmiel, D. Aizenbud, G. Pillar, Z. Laster, S. Srouji and M. Peled

Deciduous Eruption Pattern After Mandibular Distraction
L.E. Landa, X.P. Reyna Rodriguez, S. Holland, R. Maercks and C.B. Gordon

Correction of Deformity Resultant from TMJ Ankylosis by Means of Distraction Osteogenesis
M. Soares, C. Soares, F. Novaes, P. Duarte, C. Correa and R. Martins

Predictable Mandibular Ramus Lengthening in TMJ Ankylosis
M. Gonzalez, C. Guerrero and F. Figueroa

Temporomandibular Joint Distraction
D. Matthews


maxillary hypoplasia in developmental
and cleft patients

Orthopaedic Approach of Maxillary Hypoplasia Treatment
G. Herzog

Maxillary Distraction by Intraoral Devices
C. Guerrero


craniofacial - does distraction lower morbidity in craniosynostosis and faciocraniosynostosis?

Quadruple Internal Distraction with Monobloc Advancement: Experience with 19 Cases
E. Arnaud, D. Marchac and D. Renier

Distraction Osteogenesis with Bone Morphogenetic Protein Enhancement: Facial Cleft Repair in Humans
M. Chin, M. Carstens, T. Ng and W.K. Tom

Dual Midfacial Distraction: Le Fort III Minus I and Le Fort I for Syndromic Craniosynostosis
Kaneshige Satoh

LeFort III Distraction with Internal Devices: Long–term Follow-up
M. Chin

Further Experiences in Midfacial Advancement without Maxillary Osteotomy
P. Pellerin, N. Capon-Desgardin, P. Dhellemmes and M. Vinchon

Stairstep Distraction: Refinements and Stability in Multilevel Distraction
C.B. Gordon, L.E. Landa, B.V. Heil, R. Maercks and X.P. Reyna-Rodriguez

Airway Changes Following Monobloc and Le Fort III Level Distraction in Syndromic Craniodysostosis
D. Mowatt, D. Dunaway, B. Jones, S. Leighton, R. Lane, R. Evans and R. Hayward

Cranial Distraction with Radial Osteotomy for the Treatment of Scaphocephaly
Y. Komuro, A. Hayashi, A. Yanai, H. Nakanishi, M. Miyajima and H. Arai

The Growth of the Anterior Cranial Base Before and After Craniofacial Osteotomy in Craniosynostosis
S. Ohba, K. Ueda, Y. Ohmiya and Y. Fujimori

Expanding the Middle Third of the Face by Push and Pull Distraction Osteogenesis
P.G. Morselli, A. Bianchi, R. Giuliani, C. Marchetti and C. Cavina

Automated 3D Distraction Osteogenesis Planning in Craniofacial Surgery
M. Meehan, C. Maurer, Thorsten Rohlfing, A. Rao1 and S. Girod1


maxilla cleft

Distraction Osteogenesis of the Facial Bones, Egyptian Experience of 142 Cases
H. El-Mekkawi, M. Refai, R. Gehani, O. Kassim, O. El-Shahat, M. Hassan, T. Taher, I. Zakhary, M. El-Salanty and H. Refai

3D Planning of Distraction Osteogenesis with Maxilim Software
J. Poukens, F. Schutyser, J. Van Cleynenbreugel and D. Riediger

Biological and Biomechanical Stability in Mandibular and Midface Distraction
U. Meyer, J. Kleinheinz, T. Stamm and U. Joos

Primary Distraction Cheiloplasty: The BAD DOG Procedure Four Year Follow-Up
C.B. Gordon, X.P. Reyna Rodriguez, E. Ochoa Lopez Diaz and A. Puente Sanchez

Craniofacial Changes in Children with Cleft Lip and Palate After Distraction Osteogenesis
M. Kulewicz, Z. Dudkiewicz and D. Cudzilo

Distraction Versus Conventional Orthognathic Procedures in Patients with Cleft Lip and Palate. Preliminary Results
A. Baumann, K. Sinko and R. Ewers

Midfacial Distraction Osteogenesis in Patients with Cleft Lip and Palate Using a Segmental Osteotomy
J. Kleinheinz, U. Meyer and U. Joos

Use of Intra Oral Devices for Maxillary Advancement on Cleft Lip Patients
M. Soares, L. Marinho, P. Duarte, C. Correa, F. Guerra, E. Silveira and C. Soares

Cleft Maxillary Distraction with Internal Distractor: Clinical Morbidities and Relapse
H.D. Chua, M. Bendeus, N. Samman and L.K. Cheung

Le Fort I Distraction with Internal, Submergible Devices: 52 Consecutive Cases
M. Chin


skeletal reconstruction

Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis and Gunshot Injuries. Custom-Made, Endless-Screew, Bone Transport
D. Labbé, H. Bénateau, E. Kaluzinski and P. Sabin

Individualized Reconstruction of Major Mandibular Defect Based on Craniomaxillofacial Correlationship
L.Q. Xu and C.P. Zhang

Bone Transport by Distraction
S.U. Stucki-McCormick

Intraoral Distraction Osteogenesis for Bone Transport in Mandibular Reconstruction
C. Guerrero, M. González and F. Figueroa

Bone Transport Distraction in Maxillectomy Reconstruction
L.K. Cheung and Q. Zhang

Mandibular Reconstruction Using Intraoral Trifocal Bone Transport: Report of a Case
T. Takenobu, Y. Tanaka, S. Ko, M. Kawai, M. Nagano and M. Furutani


complications and why not to use distraction: consensus panel

Halo Pin Intracranial Penetration During Removal of the Rigid Extraoral Distraction Device: A Case Report
E. Wolvius, K. van der Wal, B. Prahl-Andersen and J. Vaandrager

The Argument Against Bone Distraction (Its Place in the Management of Craniofacial Deformity)
D.J. David

10 Years Experience: Distraction Vs. Osteotomy in Craniofacial and Cleft Surgery
K.E. Salyer, D.G. Genecov and C.R. Barcelo



E1-Glycoepitope Expression in Bone Formation During Development and Regeneration
C.E. Zimmermann and A. Zimmermann

Horizontal Alveolar Distraction Osteogenesis: A Case Report
N. Saulacic, A. Garcia Garcia, M. Somoza Martin and P. Gandara Vila

Horizontal Alveolar Distraction of Knife-Edge Anterior Maxillary Ridge for Implant Placement: A Case Report
T. Oda, H. Suzuki, M. Yokota and M. Ueda

A New Alveolar Distraction Device to Gain Width
M. Furutani, Y. Tanaka, T. Tsurui, T. Takenobu, S. Ko, M. Kawai and M. Nagano

Autogenous Bone Graft and Contemporary Mandibular Vertical Distraction
G. Pedretti, S. Scotti, G. Bertani, S.A. Spanň and T. Romeri 365

Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis for Treatment of Severe Relapse Following Orthognathic Surgery
D.A. Walker

Mandibular Ramus Lengthening by Intraoral Distractor –Case Report
G. Pedretti, S. Scotti, G. Bertani, T. Romeri and S.A. Spanň

Growth Hormone Secretion Normalization After Mandibular Distraction
L.E. Landa, X.P. Reyna Rodriguez, S. Holland, M. Risin and C.B. Gordon

An Experimental Study of Calvarial Bone Transport in Rabbits
S. Hirabayashi, N. Hirano, H. Ishii, M. Tachi and H. Yonehara

Distraction of the Dentate Premaxilla Using Segmental Osteotomy
M. Keenan and N. Bergstrom

Radiographic Evaluation of Traditional Versus rhBMP-2 Inducted Intraoral Bone Transport in Mandibular Reconstruction
C.A. Guerrero, A. Rojas, F. Figueroa, M. Gonzalez, W.H. Bell and P Boyne

Modified, Subnasal Lefort III Advancement with a New Midface Distractor
J. Poukens and D. Riediger



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