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12 - 15 May 2020

Limb lengthening of short transfemoral amputation stumps followed by osseointegration: a four patient case series

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Limb lengthening of short transfemoral amputation stumps followed by osseointegration: a four patient case series

Speaker:

MBBS, DM(ortho) Orville Samuels

Osseointegration Group of Australia

Orthopaedics

Date/Time:

Wed, 2018/05/16 12:00 - 12:45 | Lecture #7 / 7 export in calendar

Place:

CCO, Room 3

Abstract:

This case series describes a novel surgical technique for the lengthening of the short femur in above knee amputees utilizing the magnetically distracted PRECICE® intramedullary nail. Successful osseointegration followed and with it, a significant functional improvement and better quality of life.