Limb reconstruction is the surgical reshaping of a limb that is distorted by injury, birth defect or disease.

 

Techniques of limb reconstruction

Limb reconstruction employs techniques such as osteotomy and distraction callotasis (stretching out the bone). Since the term is broad, it may also involve soft tissue reconstructions.

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FORUM DISCUSSIONS

Can I fly with a fixator?

What to expect after TPF and external fixator.

open wedge osteotomy - internal or external fixation?


CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Does the Taylor Spatial Frame Accurately Correct Tibial Deformities? Rozbruch SR, Segal K, Ilizarov S, Fragomen AT and Ilizarov G. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 May; 468(5): 1352–1361.


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