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  • correction
  • moreover in comparison with other techniques or surgical instruments, it is said to be an exclusive way when a correction on more levels and at the same time the restoration of the normal length to be obtained. (asami.org)
  • More than as a simple external stabilizer of a correction already obtained surgically, the Ilizarov device acts, in fact, as a real biological machine , capable of modelling gradually the skeleton, subjected to the biological law of the distraction-compression and to the mechanical one of the hinges. (asami.org)
  • Principles
  • We have strictly taken into consideration these principles measures for the treatment, with the Ilizarov device, of a complex post-traumatic deformity (genu valgum and partially flexum, associated to ipometry) as a result a distal femoral fracture. (asami.org)
  • procedure
  • Dr. Prince describes the technique as "four-month restorative surgery" because the actual changes occur after the procedure, while the patient is recuperating, rather than in the operating room. (mskcc.org)
  • However, there have been limited clinical trials focused on the efficacy of LIPUS during distraction osteogenesis (DO) by the technique of lengthening over the nail procedure. (biomedcentral.com)
  • several
  • Currently, this isn't done regularly in the United States for people with cancer," says Dr. Prince, who practiced the technique in Florida for several years before bringing it back to MSK, where he had done his fellowship training. (mskcc.org)