García-García A, Peñarrocha-Diago M, Somoza-Martín M, Gándara-Vila P, Camacho F. Modified LEAD System distractor to prevent tilting during alveolar distraction in the mandibular symphysealregion. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008 Mar;46(2):141-3. Epub 2007 Jan 2.
This report describes a simple modification of the LEAD System distractor that prevents tilting of the distractor rod, and consequent deviation ofdistraction direction, during alveolar distraction in the mandibular symphysis region.