Bone Lengthening

Known as: bone lengthening procedure, Limb lengthening procedures, unspecified site, lengthening limb procedure 
Increase in the longest dimension of a bone to correct anatomical deficiencies, congenital, traumatic, or as a result of disease. The lengthening is… (More)
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1957-2018
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2006
2006
Successful limb lengthening requires serial radiological evaluation of the progression of healing of the regenerate bone. However… (More)
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1999
1999
Bone lengthening by callotasis is one of the most useful methods not only for the treatment of short extremities but also for… (More)
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1998
1998
Distraction osteogenesis is a recently advanced principle of bone lengthening in which a bone separated by osteotomy is subjected… (More)
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1994
1994
Bone lengthening is a surgical method which requires meticulous technique, continuous attention, and satisfactory cooperation on… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Lengthening of the mandible by gradual distraction was performed on four young patients (average age 78 months). The amount of… (More)
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1992
1992
Bone lengthening using the process of corticotomy and gradual distraction of callus is applicable to the membranous bone of the… (More)
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1990
1990
The process of bone lengthening by cortical fracture and gradual distraction of callus has become well established in the… (More)
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1990
1990
The successful treatment of leg length discrepancy depends not only on an accurate assessment of the pattern of growth of the… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
The histology and mechanics of leg lengthening by callus distraction were studied in 27 growing rabbits. Tibial diaphyses were… (More)
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1980
1980
The experience with thumb reconstruction through metacarpal bone lengthening in 35 patients treated over a period of 12 years is… (More)
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