Techniques and Results in Extensive Limb Lengthening

  • S. Mastragostino
  • G. P. Bagliani
  • S. Boero
  • C. Origo
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 48)


Our first experience in lengthening of the lower limbs to different lengths concerns operations on femora started by one of us in 1958, using Putti’s technique (traction with weights).


Peroneal Nerve Kirschner Wire Varus Condition Ilizarov Method Tibial Lengthening 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Mastragostino
    • 1
  • G. P. Bagliani
    • 1
  • S. Boero
    • 1
  • C. Origo
    • 1
  1. 1.2nd Orthopaedic and Traumatological DeptGiannina Gaslini Scientific InstituteGenoa-QuartoItaly

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