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8Dec
2nd patient from Poland
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In the beginning of this week we welcomed our second patient from Poland. The goal was to increase his height by 5 cm in the shortest possible time. Lengthening over the nail method was suggested and successfully performed. He has already been discharged to outpatient treatment.

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9Nov
PATIENT’S PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AFTER SURGERY
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One of the advantages of the classical Ilizarov method in comparison to fully implantable devices (Fitbone, Precise, Albizzia, etc.) is the patients’ physical activity. The day following surgery patients take their first steps with crutches or walker, with the help of a physical therapist.  We encourage patients’ physical activity and, as a rule, on day […]

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3Oct
Annual World Congress of Orthopedics in Taiyuan, China

On September 22-24, 2017 Dr. Mirzoyan participated in BIT’s 4th Annual World Congress of Orthopedics (WCORT-2017) in Taiyuan, China. He shared our experience of application of Ilizarov technique in aesthetic surgery of legs. The presentation roused everyone’s interest and was followed by a big discussion. The next day Dr. Mirzoyan was asked to make another presentation: application […]

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28Jun
Top 11 limb lengthening surgery Q&A’s (Doctor answers)
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Hi everyone! In this blog post we’ve decided to answer top 11 questions about limb lengthening surgery that the patients usually ask us before surgery. The answers have been provided by Professor, Dr. Arshak Mirzoyan, the Head of Yerevan Center of Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction. Please feel free to give as any questions you have […]

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18Apr
Our first patient from China
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His height was increased by 6cm via single cut technique. Simultaneouly lengthening both tibias from one cut zone is the most frequent procedure in our practice. Indication for this procedure is tibia femur disproportion (short tibia and relatively long femur). It is one of the most tolerable procedures for a patient, with a very low […]

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23Jun
“Ilizarov Readings” in Kurgan
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The international meeting “Ilizarov Readings” (the theme of the conference: “Bone pathology: from theory to practice”) was held in Kurgan, Russia on the 16-18th of June, 2016. The co-organizers of the conference were the Russian Ilizarov Scientific Centre “Restorative Traumatology and Orthopedics” and the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (USA) under the auspices of […]

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10May
Tour to Lake Sevan & Dilijan
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There is nothing new that we take periodically our patients to countryside to combine entertainment and physical activity. This time was exceptional because one of our Japanese patients underwent the surgery just less than 3 weeks ago. Another patient from Japan who is also in the process of the treatment (almost achieved his goal – […]

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