Lengthening and deformity correction of the upper extremity by the Ilizarov technique

Orthop Clin North Am. 1991 Oct;22(4):689-713.

Abstract

Correction of deformities of the upper extremity, postoperative treatments, and complications are the topics addressed in this article. Both forearm and humeral lengthening are included along with details of results and a discussion section.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Arm / abnormalities*
  • Arm / surgery
  • Bone Lengthening / instrumentation
  • Bone Lengthening / methods*
  • Child
  • External Fixators
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Humerus / diagnostic imaging
  • Humerus / surgery
  • Male
  • Osteotomy / methods
  • Postoperative Complications / etiology
  • Radiography
  • Radius / diagnostic imaging
  • Radius / surgery
  • Ulna / surgery