JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.20, no.6, pp.2041-2048, 2009 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
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Objective: The aim of this study was to develop an internal distractor to release a drug to the distraction site during the distraction process and to investigate whether intermittent bone morphogenetic protein 2 (BMP-2)-containing chitosan hydrogel infusion will improve radiologic and histologic parameters of distraction osteogenesis (DO) when compared with control groups.