"Bone Lengthening" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Increase in the longest dimension of a bone to correct anatomical deficiencies, congenital, traumatic, or as a result of disease. The lengthening is not restricted to long bones. The usual surgical methods are internal fixation and distraction.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Bone Lengthening" by people in Profiles.
Murphy RF, Barfield WR, St Hilaire T, Smith JT, Emans JB, Samdani A, Garg S, Sawyer JR, Pahys JM. Prospectively collected surgeon indications for discontinuation of a lengthening program for early-onset scoliosis. Spine Deform. 2020 02; 8(1):129-133.
Haidar R, Sagghieh S, Muwakitt S, Mumtaz G, Akel S, Kamzoul R, Farah R, Noun P, Khalifeh H, Farhat F, Razzouk B, Rodriguez Galindo C, Rao B, Abboud MR. Limb salvage surgery for children and adolescents with malignant bone tumors in a developing country. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Dec; 51(6):787-91.
Stanitski DF. Limb lengthening for stature: a second opinion. J Pediatr Orthop. 2005 May-Jun; 25(3):409-10.
Gay DM, Voss FR. Atrophic femoral nonunion with bone loss: treatment with monorail transport: a case report. J Orthop Trauma. 2004 Aug; 18(7):455-8.
Stanitski DF. Limb-length inequality: assessment and treatment options. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 1999 May-Jun; 7(3):143-53.
Stanitski DF, Rossman K, Torosian M. The effect of femoral lengthening on knee articular cartilage: the role of apparatus extension across the joint. J Pediatr Orthop. 1996 Mar-Apr; 16(2):151-4.
Stanitski DF, Bullard M, Armstrong P, Stanitski CL. Results of femoral lengthening using the Ilizarov technique. J Pediatr Orthop. 1995 Mar-Apr; 15(2):224-31.
Stanitski DF. The effect of limb lengthening on articular cartilage. An experimental study. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1994 Apr; (301):68-72.
Stanitski CL. Noninvasive vascular monitoring during limb lengthening. Bull Hosp Jt Dis. 1992; 52(1):17.