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July-December 2016| Vol 2| Issue 2


Evolution in long bone deformity correction in the post-Ilizarov era: External to internal devices

Since 1951, the innovative work of Prof. Gavriil Ilizarov in distraction osteogenesis revolutionized the management of long bone deformities. [1],[2] For the first time in history, complex...


Infected nonunion of the long bones

My long journey with Ilizarov started in 1983 during my residency in Benha University Hospitals in Egypt. Then, I furthered my training in that field in many centers in Europe, after more ...

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Oxygen consumption testing and self-reported outcomes following limb salvage with tibiocalcaneal or tibio-talo-calcaneal fusion

Context: Little is known about the energy expenditure following limb salvage with tibiocalcaneal (TC) or tibio-talo-calcaneal (TTC) fusions and optimization of leg lengths. Studies have quantif...

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Surgical decompression of the peroneal nerve in the correction of lower limb deformities: A cadaveric study

Background: The peroneal nerve is often stretched during limb lengthening and deformity correction. If the nerve becomes entrapped under the peroneal muscle fascia and/or anterior intermuscular...

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Complications related to fibula resection during tibial lengthening performed with the Taylor Spatial Frame

Context: Previous studies report that valgus deformities of the knee and the ankle joint usually occur due to proximal and distal fibular migration during tibial lengthening with the Ilizarov m...

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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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