Characteristics of the Variodyne External Fixators

  • Giulio Gentile
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 48)


The Variodyne method was devised by the author and perfected over 20 years of studies and clinical applications, first on non-unions and then on recent fractures and osteotomies. The following basic principles find a clear indication in limb lengthening and in the correction of complex deformities, such as achondroplasias.


Orthogonal Plane Recent Fracture Unidirectional Movement Modular Construction Limb Lengthening 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Giulio Gentile
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  1. 1.The Italian Army Health Research CentreRomeItaly

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