G 23 y.o. Patient with the constitutional short stature – 165 cm.
Country of residence: Armenia
Cross-lateral tibia-femur lengthening
Before the treatment
First surgery: application of Ilizarov/ hybrid frame and intramedullary wires on right femur and left tibia.
Newly grown bone
After the first period of lengthening
Second surgery: after 2 months of rehabilitation period 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 for 16 cm. Duration of the whole procedure included 2 sets of lengthening and rehab period was 16 months.