An illustrative and in-depth overview of the many available applications and techniques for limb lengthening and reconstruction, this guide provides step-by-step details on the latest surgical procedures for the correction of limb deformities due to congenital defects, growth disturbances, infection, and trauma in both children and adults. Supplyin

chapter 1|18 pages

The Ilizarov Method: History and Scope

BySvetlana Ilizarov

chapter 3|10 pages

Mechanical Principles of the Ilizarov Method

ByAustin T. Fragomen, Arkady Blyakher, Svetlana Ilizarov

chapter 4|16 pages

Enhancements of Regenerate Bone Healing

ByDavid G. Little, Patrick Kiely

chapter 5|10 pages

Acute Trauma Applications

ByHaim Shtarker, Gershon Volpin

chapter 6|18 pages

Wire Ring Fixation of Complex Tibial Plateau Fractures

ByJohn K. Sontich, Bret Kean

chapter 7|12 pages

Tibial Diaphyseal Fractures

ByNazzar Tellisi, Svetlana Ilizarov, S. Robert Rozbruch

chapter 8|14 pages

Tibial Pilon Fractures

ByJames J. Hutson

chapter 9|10 pages

Acute Trauma: Soft-Tissue Reconstruction of the Leg

ByLloyd B. Gayle, Alfonso Camberos, Vikisha Fripp

chapter 10|8 pages

Aseptic Nonunions of the Tibia

ByKevin J. Pugh

chapter 11|26 pages

Nonunions of the Femoral Shaft and Distal Femur

ByMark R. Brinker and Daniel P. O’Connor

chapter 12|10 pages

Tibial Malunions

ByJ. Charles Taylor

chapter 13|8 pages

Post-Traumatic Reconstruction: Femoral Malunion

ByKevin Tetsworth, Shane Prodger

chapter 14|18 pages

Bone Defects

ByJ. Tracy Watson, Djoldas Kuldjanov

chapter 15|18 pages

Osteomyelitis and Infected Nonunions

ByJanet D. Conway

chapter 16|12 pages

Charcot Neuroarthropathy of the Foot and Ankle

ByBradley M. Lamm, Dror Paley

chapter 17|26 pages

Ankle Reconstruction After Trauma

ByS. Robert Rozbruch

chapter 18|14 pages

Foot Deformity: Osteotomy or Arthrodesis

ByDouglas N. Beaman, Richard E. Gellman, Elly Trepman

chapter 19|6 pages

Joint Distraction in the Treatment of Ankle Osteoarthritis

ByPeter M. van Roermund, Floris P. J. G. Lafeber, Anne C. A. Marijnissen

chapter 20|12 pages

An Approach to Contracture and Deformity of the Foot and Ankle

ByJason H. Calhoun

chapter 21|12 pages

Metatarsal Lengthening

ByBradley M. Lamm

chapter 22|10 pages

Osteotomy for Realignment of the Knee

ByLisa R. Wasserman, Mark T. Dahl

chapter 24|16 pages

Arthrodesis of the Knee

ByJanet D. Conway

chapter 25|12 pages

Contractures of the Knee

ByHarold J. P. van Bosse

chapter 26|12 pages

Ilizarov Hip Reconstruction

ByS. Robert Rozbruch

chapter 27|16 pages

Proximal Femoral Osteotomy

ByAustin T. Fragomen, S. Robert Rozbruch

chapter 28|8 pages

Articulated Hinged Distraction of the Hip

ByDavid S. Feldman, Daniel T. Alfonso

chapter 29|36 pages

Lengthening Reconstruction Surgery for Congenital Femoral Deficiency

ByDror Paley, Shawn C. Standard

chapter 30|20 pages

Congenital Leg Deformities: Tibial Hemimelia

ByMichael Weber

chapter 31|12 pages

Fibular Hemimelia

ByDeborah Stanitski

chapter 32|16 pages

Growth Arrest

ByMary K. Nagai, William G. Mackenzie

chapter 34|10 pages

Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia

ByMahmoud A. El-Rosasy, Dror Paley, John E. Herzenberg

chapter 36|10 pages

Blount’s Disease

BySanjeev Sabharwal

chapter 37|8 pages

Reconstruction after Tumor Resection

ByHiroyuki Tsuchiya

chapter 38|6 pages

Reconstruction in Ollier’s Disease

ByReynaldo Jesus-Garcia, Jose Carlos Bongiovanni

chapter 39|10 pages

Humeral Lengthening and Realignment

ByJohn E. Herzenberg

chapter 40|10 pages

The Use of a Hinged External Fixation of the Elbow

ByRobert Hotchkiss, Aaron Daluiski, Virak Tan

chapter 41|12 pages

Forearm Lengthening with Hybrid Circular Frame

ByMaurizio A. Catagni, Francesco Guerreschi

chapter 42|8 pages

Congenital Hand Deformity

ByTakahiro Matsuno, Osamu Ishida, Mitsuo Ochi

chapter 43|22 pages

Stature Lengthening: Skeletal Dysplasia

ByJohn E. Herzenberg, Dror Paley

chapter 45|26 pages

Taylor Spatial Frame

ByJ. Charles Taylor

chapter 47|6 pages

Emerging Intramedullary Bone-Lengthening Technologies

ByYona Kosashvili, Mordechay Ilovich, Dror Robinson

chapter 49|18 pages

Obstacles in Limb Lengthening