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January-June 2020| Vol 6| Issue 1


Shortening: The orthopedic theory of relativity

[INLINE:1] In 1985, I started my career path as a limb lengthening and deformity correction surgeon. I was privileged to introduce the Ilizarov techniques to Canada and the US and subsequently play...


Evolution of tibial lengthening techniques: Two steps forward, one step back?

[INLINE:1] The methods of performing a percutaneous osteotomy for distraction osteogenesis have been well established. While Ilizarov's principles of optimizing new bone formation[1] have stood...

Review Article

The effect of fixation dynamization on fracture healing: A systematic review

Dynamization of fixation has long been used as a strategy to promote fracture healing. Which clinical scenarios would benefit from dynamization, how and when to introduce it and its effectiveness re...

Original Article

Tibial lengthening evolution: Classic ilizarov, lengthening and then nailing, motorized internal lengthening nail

Introduction: Distraction osteogenesis is an effective method for the treatment of congenital and acquired limb length discrepancy. Lengthening and then nailing (LATN) was developed to decrea...

Original Article

Acute deformity correction and lengthening using the PRECICE magnetic intramedullary lengthening nail

Background: External fixators have been used to treat patients with limb length discrepancy with deformity. Implantable intramedullary (IM) lengthening nails are an attractive alternative ach...

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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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