A review of problems, obstacles and sequelae encountered during femoral lengthening : uniplanar versus circular external fixator.


There is currently a consensus regarding the superiority of circular type external fixators over uniplanar fixators for lengthening of the tibia, but femoral lengthening is still subject to the surgeon's preference. This study compares the occurrence rates of significant problems, obstacles and sequelae between these two techniques. Fifty patients (29 male… (More)