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Limb reconstruction and lengthening treatments

Limb reconstruction and lengthening treatments

Therapist with patient 

Lengthening of the shorter limb

 true lok hex

tl-hex

Shortening of the longer limb

Epiphyseodesis

Closed femoral shortening


Other devices


Preparing for surgery at Shriners Hospitals for Children — St. Louis

Getting ready to have reconstruction or lengthening surgery at Shriners Hospitals for Children — St. Louis? This is what you can expect from pre- to post-op!


Related documents

  8 Plate Placement or Staple Hemiepiphysiodesis (Rev. 01/18)
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  Limb Shortening: Epiphysiodesis (Rev. 01/18)
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  Tibial Plateau Elevation (Rev. 02/18)
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