JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.78, no.7, pp.1171-1182, 2020 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
Kütahya Health Sciences University Affiliated:
Purpose: The main disadvantage of distraction osteogenesis is the prolonged treatment protocol. Recently, oxytocin (OT) has been found to have anabolic effects on bone metabolism. In this experimental study, the effects of OT on the mandibular distraction gap in rabbits at 2 different distraction rates were evaluated.