Fibula lengthening using a modified Ilizarov method. Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH

  • Adolescent
  • Bone Cysts
  • External Fixators
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Orthopedic Procedures
  • Radiography
  • Recovery of Function
  • Treatment Outcome

MeSH Major

  • Bone Lengthening
  • Fibula
  • Ilizarov Technique
  • Leg Length Inequality

abstract

  • A combination of external and internal fixation techniques for a fibular lengthening procedure using the Ilizarov method is described. The technique is minimally invasive, allows precise deformity correction, enables early weight bearing, and minimizes the time that the patient wears the external fixator.

publication date

  • November 2002

has subject area

  • Adolescent
  • Bone Cysts
  • Bone Lengthening
  • External Fixators
  • Female
  • Fibula
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Ilizarov Technique
  • Leg Length Inequality
  • Orthopedic Procedures
  • Radiography
  • Recovery of Function
  • Treatment Outcome

Research

keywords

  • Case Reports
  • Journal Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 12452340

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1241

end page

  • 1244

volume

  • 25

number

  • 11