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Lengthening of the Lower Limbs and Correction of Lumbar Hyperlordosis in Achondroplasia

  • J. M. Vilarrubias
  • P. Cavaliere
  • I. Ginebreda
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 48)

Abstract

This paper describes the technical development as well as results obtained with the method of bone lengthening developed by the author and used over the past fifteen years for the treatment of short-statured conditions not susceptible to hormonal treatment.

Keywords

Distal Screw Proximal Screw Schanz Screw Anterior Pelvic Tilt Bone Lengthening 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Vilarrubias
    • 1
  • P. Cavaliere
    • 1
  • I. Ginebreda
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryDexeus InstituteBarcelonaSpain

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