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Osteogenesis, Distraction

"Osteogenesis, Distraction" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Osteogenesis, Distraction" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Osteogenesis, Distraction" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 131 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2018
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.