Respite has come the way of Nigerians with severe bone infection that requires surgery for treatment with University College Hospital, in collaboration with the Limb Lengthening
and Reconstruction Society of Nigeria (LLRSN), training 30 surgeons to effectively carry out limb lengthening
and deformity corrections.
Clinical application of the tension-stress effect for limb lengthening
. Clin Orthop Relat Res 1990;250:8-26.
Photograph of Mohmmad Khan for the Limb lengthening
Orthopedists are challenged by not only tumors, but also reconstruction of bone defects after tumor resection, limb lengthening
and deformity correction.
Dror Paley, board-certified, fellowship-trained and known worldwide for his expertise in limb lengthening
and prolific career with over 20,000 procedures for patients from around the globe, employs highly specialized deformity correction surgery.
Merloz, "Bone regeneration and limb lengthening
," Osteoporosis International, vol.
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Dr John Herzenberg, director of Paediatric Orthopaedics at Sinai Hospital Baltimore and director of the International Centre of Limb Lengthening
in Baltimore, Maryland, will visit the hospital from September 9 to 16.
More recently, the method was introduced in North America, where it has been adopted primarily by pediatric orthopedic surgeons for limb lengthening
. Some American orthopedic surgeons have expanded their practice to include the Ilizarov method for adults with severe deformities such as nonunions and bone deficiencies from trauma, infections, and tumors.
IT'S the graphic trend that keeps on giving when it comes to limb lengthening
. If you're not already sold on stripes, this is the season to add illusion-prompting lines to your fashion itinerary.