Limb lengthening with simultaneous correction of the deformity.


In congenital malformation of the limbs the shortening of the extremity appears frequently together with its deformity. With Ilizarov's apparatus the limb may be lengthened simultaneously with the correction of the deformity. In spite of the fact that the use of the apparatus is rather complicated and complications are frequent, in 75 cases out of 102… (More)


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