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About this product

Division: CMF
Category: Distractors

The External Midface Distractor is used to gradually lengthen the maxilla, midface and cranium. It offers multiple pre-, intra- and postoperative adjustments for vertical, horizontal, sagittal and occlusal vector control.


Intended Use

The External Midface Distractor System is intended for use as a bone stabilizer and lengthening device, where gradual bone distraction is required. The External Midface Distractor is intended for single use only.

For full information on indications, contraindications , warnings und precautions please see Technique Guide (036.000.920).





Features & Benefits


  Features Benefits
  • Preassembled components
  • Internal hardware options
  • Headframe design for incremental medial/lateral (ML) and anterior/posterior (AP) adjustments
  • Cranial pin location options: linear and circular pattern
  • Self-drilling or conical-tipped titanium cranial pins
  • Lightweight aluminum, titanium, and carbon fiber components
  • Quick device assembly/disassembly in the OR
  • Toothborne and/or bone borne fixation
  • To address patient needs
  • Stability of headframe placement
  • Secure cranial pin bone engagement
  • Patient comfort



036.000.920: External Midface Distractor 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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