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Distraction

Divination (See OMEN.)
Porlock
a “person from Porlock” interrupted Coleridge while he was recollecting the dream on which he based “Kubla Khan”. [Br. Lit.: Poems of Coleridge in Magill IV, 756]
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The histology of distraction osteogenesis using different external fixators.
Five year follow-up of mandibular distraction osteogenesis on the dentofacial structures of syndromic children.
27) Forearm lengthening by distraction osteogenesis was a worthwhile procedure in children and improved appearance and function, particularly in patients with shortening of both the radius and ulna using circular and monolateral fixation devices.
Distraction osteogenesis is a surgical process used to reconstruct skeletal deformities and lengthen bones.
It is now recognized that distraction osteogenesis is most similar to intra-membranous ossification and is an excellent form of autograft, and may be the 7 ultimate bone graft .
Distraction osteogenesis of the human craniofacial skeleton: initial experience with new distraction system.
Alveolar ridge augmentation by distraction osteogenesis.
The first advantage of distraction osteogenesis is that it has more potential to regenerate bone compared to bone grafting.
Distraction osteogenesis in Pierre Robin sequence and related respiratory problems in children.
Noninvasive determination of bone stiffness for distraction osteogenesis by Quantitative Computed Tomography.