Patient Case History: Jocelyn

Femur Lengthening with Monolateral EBI Frame for Growth Arrest

Pre-Op

Patient Surgeon: S. Robert Rozbruch
This child was in a serious accident that caused her femur growth plate to close and a resulting leg length discrepancy and deformity.

Jocelyn, Pre-Op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Pediatric, Femur Lengthening, growth arrest
Jocelyn, Pre-Op thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Pediatric, Femur Lengthening, growth arrest

Post-Op

An osteotomy of the femur was done for gradual lengthening and deformity correction in addition to a hemiepiphyseal stapling of the tibia.

Jocelyn, Post-Op thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Pediatric, femur osteotomy, hemispiphyseal stapling
Jocelyn, Post-Op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Pediatric, femur osteotomy, hemispiphyseal stapling

Follow-Up

Final result:

Jocelyn, Follow up thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Pediatric, femur lengthened
Jocelyn, Follow up thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Pediatric, femur lengthened


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