Curvilinear Distraction System
Curvilinear distraction allows surgeons to correct complex mandibular deformities with an internal distractor.1 DePuy Synthes now offers two size curvilinear distractors; 1.3 mm for patients 4 years of age and younger and 2.0 mm for patients more than 1 year old.
Features & Benefits
Over 330 distractor configurations
Four footplate sizes with corresponding bone screw diameters
Mesh and cloverleaf footplates
Elevated mesh to facilitate parallel placement of distractors
Variable positioning of distractor body relative to osteotomy
Flexible extension arms removed easily by an axial pull without a surgical procedure
2.0 mm footplates accept locking screws for added stability
Advances and rotates the mandible along a curve
Increases posterior facial height
Lengthens the bone in two planes simultaneously
Achieves both chin advancement and ramus lengthening
Close an anterior open bite
Assists in avoiding an anterior open bite secondary to distraction
Indications for Use
The Synthes Curvilinear Distraction System is intended for use as a bone stabilizer and lengthening (and/or transport) device.
The Synthes Curvilinear Distraction System is indicated for correction of congenital deficiencies or posttraumatic defects of the mandibular body and ramus where gradual bone distraciton is required.
The 2.0mm Curvilinear Distractor is intended for use in adult and pediatric patients more than 1 year old.