Case reports: Lengthening and reconstruction of congenital leg deficiencies for enhanced prosthetic wear

Nazzar Tellisi, Austin T. Fragomen, Svetlana Ilizarov, S. Robert Rozbruch

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

7 Scopus citations

Abstract

Congenital limb deficiencies with severe shortening and/or deformity can be difficult to fit with a prosthesis. We report two patients in whom gradual lengthening and deformity correction with the Ilizarov/Taylor spatial frame™ was used to improve prosthesis fit, comfort, and gait.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)495-499
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
Volume466
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2008
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Case reports: Lengthening and reconstruction of congenital leg deficiencies for enhanced prosthetic wear'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this