"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.
Outcomes of Expandable Prostheses for Primary Bone Malignancies in Skeletally Immature Patients: A Systematic Review and Pooled Data Analysis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2020 Jul; 40(6):e487-e497.
Novel intramedullary device for lengthening transfemoral residual limbs. J Orthop Surg Res. 2017 Mar 31; 12(1):53.
Distraction osteogenesis in maxillofacial surgery using internal devices: review of five cases. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1996 Jan; 54(1):45-53; discussion 54.
New method of limb deformities correction in children. Bull N Y Acad Med. 1992 Nov; 68(4):447-69.