Extreme bone lengthening using distraction osteogenesis after trauma: a case report.

Abstract

We are reporting herein the result of a 22 cm tibial lengthening after using an acute shortening technique with acute temporary angulation for salvage of a posttraumatic lower limb injury. The patient was referred to our center 2 weeks after a Gustilo IIIB open complex injury to the lower limb that included bone and soft-tissue loss. After surgical… (More)

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@article{Lerner2005ExtremeBL, title={Extreme bone lengthening using distraction osteogenesis after trauma: a case report.}, author={Alexander Lerner and Lucian Fodor and Haim Stein and Michael Soudry and Isaac J. Peled and Yehuda Ullmann}, journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma}, year={2005}, volume={19 6}, pages={420-4} }