23 y.o. patient with the constitutional short stature
Height: 165 cm
Country of residence: Armenia
Method: Cross-lateral tibia-femur lengthening by classical Ilizarov technique
Before the treatment
First surgery: application of Ilizarov/hybrid frames and intramedullary wires on the right femur and left tibia.
Newly grown bone
After the first period of lengthening
Second surgery: after 2 months of rehabilitation and restoration of joints range of motion the same procedure was performed on the right tibia and the left femur.
Result: the height was increased by 16 cm. Duration of the whole procedure included 2 sets of lengthening and rehab period 16 months.