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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

CT Scan

 

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.