Results of 20 consecutive patients treated with the Repiphysis expandable prosthesis for primary malignant bone

@article{Benevenia2015ResultsO2,
  title={Results of 20 consecutive patients treated with the Repiphysis expandable prosthesis for primary malignant bone},
  author={Joseph Benevenia and Francis R. Patterson and Kathleen S Beebe and Kimberly K. Tucker and Jeffrey Moore and Joseph A. Ippolito and Steven M. Rivero},
  journal={SpringerPlus},
  year={2015},
  volume={4}
}
Limb-salvage for primary malignant bone tumors in pediatric patients presents a unique challenge when resection includes an active physis. Early expandable prostheses required open surgical procedures to achieve lengthening. Newer prostheses are capable of achieving expansion without open procedures through the use of an electromagnetic field. This study reports our results with 90 consecutive expansion procedures using the Repiphysis® prosthesis. We retrospectively reviewed the records of 20… 

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