Patient Case History: Sheila

Double-Level Osteotomy of Tibia for Lengthening and Deformity Correction

Pre-Op

Patient Surgeon: S. Robert Rozbruch
Sheila had an accident many years back that left her with a 2 1/2 inches of shortening and a varus flexion deformity of the tibia.

Sheila, Pre-Op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, shortening, varus flexion deformity, tibia
Sheila, Pre-Op thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, shortening, varus flexion deformity, tibia
Sheila, Pre-Op thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, shortening, varus flexion deformity, tibia
Sheila, Pre-Op thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, shortening, varus flexion deformity, tibia

Post-Op

A double level osteotomy was done to address the entire problem. The Taylor Spatial Frame matches the deformity immediately after surgery.

Sheila, Post-Op thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, double level osteotomy, taylor spatial frame
Sheila, Post-Op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, double level osteotomy, taylor spatial frame

Follow-Up

A 6cm lengthening and straightening was accomplished. Final Result:

Sheila, Follow up thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, double-level osteotomy, tibia lengthening, deformity corrected
Sheila, Follow up thumbnail of an X-ray, Limb Lengthening, double-level osteotomy, tibia lengthening, deformity corrected
Sheila, Follow up thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, double-level osteotomy, tibia lengthening, deformity corrected
Sheila, Follow up thumbnail of an X-ray, Limb Lengthening, double-level osteotomy, tibia lengthening, deformity corrected
Sheila, Follow up thumbnail of an X-ray, Limb Lengthening, double-level osteotomy, tibia lengthening, deformity corrected
Sheila, Follow up thumbnail of an X-ray, Limb Lengthening, double-level osteotomy, tibia lengthening, deformity corrected


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