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Lower Limb Lengthening

  • J. Richard Bowen
  • In Ho Choi

Abstract

Treatment of congenital lower-limb length discrepanices by lengthening procedures is complex, time-consuming, and has a high incidence of complications. To achieve satisfactory results in surgery, the surgeon must have a comprehensive understanding of the complexity of the deformity and the limitations of treatment modalities.

Keywords

External Fixator Iliotibial Band Iliotibial Tract Tibial Lengthening Callus Distraction 
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  • In Ho Choi

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