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About this product

Division: CMF
Category: Distractors

The Synthes Craniomaxillofacial (CMF) Distraction System is a modular family of internal distraction devices to lengthen the mandibular body and ramus.


Intended Use

The Craniomaxillofacial (CMF) Distractor is intended for use as a bone stabilizer and lengthening (and/or transport) device for correction of congenital deficiencies or post-traumatic defects of the mandibular body and ramus where gradual bone distraction is required. The system of 1.0mm and 1.3mm is recommended for children under the age of 12 month of age and 1.5mm and 2.00m is recommended for older patients. The Craniomaxillofacial (CMF) Distractor is intended for single use only.

For full information on indications, contraindications , warnings und precautions please see Technique Guide (036.000.731).




Features & Benefits


  Features Benefits
  • Modular system of intraoral distraction devices offered in a variety of designs and sizes
  • End- translating and center- translating distractors available
  • Footplates available in mesh and cloverleaf designs in four sizes
  • Rigid and flexible extension arms move the point of activation away from the distractor body
  • Extension arms could be removed during consolidation phase
  • Fits to the patient anatomy
  • Multiple placement options of the distractor on the mandible
  • Three or more screws could be used per footplate
  • 2.0mm footplates accept locking screws
  • The point of activation is easily accessible with the activation instrument
  • May be removed without a surgical procedure



036.000.731 : Craniomaxillofacial (CMF) Distraction System - Technique Guide
Please refer to the surgical technique guide or package inserts if included for a complete list of indications, contraindications, precautions and warnings. For further information on DePuy Synthes Products, please contact your local DePuy Synthes Representative .
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