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July-December 2022| Vol 8| Issue 2

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Evolution of limb lengthening: Fortune at top of the pyramid; Innovation and Fortitude at the base

[INLINE:1] A pyramid can represent the evolution of limb lengthening hardware. External fixation lengthening uses circular, monolateral, or hexapod fixators at the pyramid's base. It has the br...


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Motorized intramedullary lengthening followed by osseointegration for amputees with short residual femurs: An observational cohort study

Context: Some patients seeking transcutaneous osseointegration for amputees (TOFA) have residual bones so short there is concern whether they provide sufficient surface to support full weight...


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Early experience managing complex deformities using Autostrut™ robotic-controlled hexapod external fixators

Context: Hexapod circular external fixators allow bone manipulation in all planes to correct complex deformities. However, the patient must perform the strut adjustments consistently and corr...


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Femoral lengthening using ilizarov ring fixator and slotted plate

Background: Femoral lengthening is generally considered a cumbersome procedure due to the long fixator duration and complexity of the surgery. Lengthening over nail and lengthening over plate...


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Transcutaneous osseointegration for amputees with short residual bone: Is there increased risk for complications? – A pilot study

Aims: Transcutaneous osseointegration for amputees (TOFA) provides improved mobility and quality of life for most patients versus a traditional socket prosthesis. One uncertainty regarding TO...


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Journal of Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction, Official Publication for Association of study & Application of methods of Ilizarov (ASAMI-BR) & International Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction Society (ILLRS), is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journalís full text is available online at http://www.jlimblengthrecon.org

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