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Twenty-four beagle dogs underwent a lower leg lengthening on the right side of 2.5 cm at a distraction rate of 2 times 0.5 mm per day using a circular fixator system. After a latency phase of 5 days and a distraction phase of 25 days, 12 dogs (30-day dogs) underwent electromyography (EMG) of the gastrocnemius muscle on the lengthened and on the control(More)
We evaluated growth, maturity of the skeleton and formation of skeletal deformities and epiphysiolysis of the femoral head in 22 children with end-stage renal failure undergoing haemodialysis, CAPD (continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis) and after kidney transplantation. We found growth retardation and disturbances of skeletal maturity in 64% of the(More)
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