Stages of Distraction Osteogenesis

[vc_section content_layout=”full” animation_delay=”” disable=”” id=”” class=”” bg_type=”image” bg_image=”” color_overlay=”” enable_parallax=”” enable_pattern=””][vc_row content_layout=”boxed” equal_height=”” animation_delay=”” disable=”” id=”” class=”” bg_type=”image” bg_image=”” color_overlay=”” enable_parallax=”” enable_pattern=””][vc_column layout=”normal” vertical_align=”top” animation_delay=””][vu_heading style=”1″ heading=”” subheading=”Stages of Distraction” alignment=”left” custom_colors=”” class=””][vc_column_text]There are five stages of Distraction[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner equal_height=”” animation_delay=”” disable=”” id=”” class=””][vc_column_inner vertical_align=”top” animation_delay=”” width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Osteotomy

The surgery in which the bone is cut and the distractor device is fixed[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner vertical_align=”top” animation_delay=”” width=”1/2″][vu_image_box image=”3116″ ratio=”2:1″ title=”Osteotomy- Bone cut and distractor device ” description=”” read_more_text=”Read More” link=”” class=””][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner equal_height=”” animation_delay=”” disable=”” id=”” class=””][vc_column_inner vertical_align=”top” animation_delay=”” width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Latency Period

The time between the surgery and start of active distraction process[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner vertical_align=”top” animation_delay=”” width=”1/2″][vu_image_box image=”3119″ ratio=”2:1″ title=”Latency Period- before activation of distractor” description=”” read_more_text=”Read More” link=”” class=””][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner equal_height=”” animation_delay=”” disable=”” id=”” class=””][vc_column_inner vertical_align=”top” animation_delay=”” width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Distraction Period

The period during which the distractor device is turned at a rate of 1 mm per day till the desired length is reached. The cut bone segments move apart.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner vertical_align=”top” animation_delay=”” width=”1/2″][vu_image_box image=”3121″ ratio=”2:1″ title=”Distraction period- distractor pushing the cut bone segments apart creating new bone in between” description=”” read_more_text=”Read More” link=”” class=””][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner equal_height=”” animation_delay=”” disable=”” id=”” class=””][vc_column_inner vertical_align=”top” animation_delay=”” width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Consolidation Period

Activation of the distractor is stopped and the bone formed in the gap is allowed to mature. The distractor device is removed at the end of this phase.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner vertical_align=”top” animation_delay=”” width=”1/2″][vu_image_box image=”3121″ ratio=”2:1″ title=”Consolidation period- active distraction is stopped and bone is allowed to mature -comparison of CT scans before and after treatment” description=”” read_more_text=”Read More” link=”” class=””][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner equal_height=”” animation_delay=”” disable=”” id=”” class=””][vc_column_inner vertical_align=”top” animation_delay=”” width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Remodelling Phase

Remodeling of bone occurs after the distractor device is removed[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner vertical_align=”top” animation_delay=”” width=”1/2″][vu_image_box image=”3124″ ratio=”2:1″ title=”After distractor device is removed, successful completion of distraction to treat face asymmetry” description=”” read_more_text=”Read More” link=”” class=””][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][/vc_section]

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