Callotasis for post-traumatic shortening and deformity of leg.

We have been performed callotasis, including hemicallotasis, in cases of more than 30 mm limb lengthening and more than 15 degrees angular deformity. There were 21 cases in this series. The mean age was 29.8 years old. Ilizarov external fixator (EF) was used in 13 cases and Orthofix EF in 8. The operation site was femur in 12 cases and tibia in 9 cases. Pre… CONTINUE READING