TIBIAL LENGTHENING IN PATIENTS WITH ACHONDROPLASIA BY ILIZAROV METHOD
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 10, Pages 2516-2521
AbstractSurgical lengthening of the limbs is invasive, dangerous, and long-term. It is associated with high risks. Moreover, it requires a special psychological approach on the part of the patients and their families.
However, it can be a reasonable option for patients with achondroplasia, not only for improving height but also improving self-esteem and quality of life.
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