Limb Salvage and Amputation Reconstruction Center

Research and Publications

Patient-centered clinical research will help us further advance the care of the individual with a severely compromised limb. Our team is dedicated to finding the best methods and techniques to help our patients through evidence-based research.

Publications on Limb Salvage

Rozbruch SR, Ilizarov S, Blyakher AA: Knee Arthrodesis with Simultaneous Lengthening Using the  Ilizarov Method. Journal of Orthopedic Trauma 2005; 19 (3)171-179.

Rozbruch SR, Weitzman AM, Watson JT, Freudigman P, Katz HV, Ilizarov S: Simultaneous Treatment of Tibial Bone and Soft-tissue Defects with the Ilizarov Method. J Orthop Trauma 2006; 20(3):197-205.

Nho SJ, Helfet DL, Rozbruch SR: Temporary Intentional Leg Shortening and Deformation to Facilitate Wound Closure Using the Ilizarov / Taylor Spatial Frame.  J Orthop Trauma 2006; 20(6): 419-424.

Rozbruch SR, Pugsley JS, Fragomen AT, Ilizarov S: Repair of Tibial Nonunions and Bone Defects with the Taylor Spatial Frame. J Orthop Trauma 2008; 22(2): 88-95.

Tellisi N, Ilizarov S, Fragomen A, Rozbruch SR:  Lengthening and Reconstruction of Congenital Leg Deficiencies for Enhanced Prosthetic Wear. Clin Orthop Rel Res 2008; 466:495-499.

Tellisi N, Fragomen AT, Ilizarov S, Rozbruch SR: Limb Salvage Reconstruction of the Ankle with Fusion and Simultaneous Tibial Lengthening Using the Ilizarov/ Taylor Spatial Frame.HSS J 2008; 4:32-42.

Shafi, R., Fragomen, A.T., Rozbruch, S.R., Ipsilateral Fibular Transport Using Ilizarov-Taylor Spatial Frame for a Limb Salvage Reconstruction: a Case Report, HSS J 2009:5(1):31-39.

Fragomen AT, Borst E, Schachter L, Lyman S, Rozbruch SR: Complex Ankle Arthrodesis Using the Ilizarov Method  Yields High Rate of Fusion. Epub ahead of print July 10, 2012. Clin Orthop Rel Research 2012, Oct; 470(10):2864-73.

McCoy T,  Kim HJ, Cross MB,  Fragomen A, Healey JH, Athanasian EA, Rozbruch SR. Bone Tumor Reconstruction with the Ilizarov Method.  Epub ahead of print, July 17, 2012. J Surg Oncology 2013, 107:343-352.

Pawar A, Dickman G, Fragomen AT, Rozbruch SR: Antibiotic coated nail for fusion of infected Charcot ankles. Foot Ankle Int. 2013, 34(1):80-4.

Schottel P, Muthusamy S, Rozbruch SR: Distal Tibial Periarticular Nonunions: Ankle Salvage with Bone Transport. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Jun;28(6):e146-52. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000011, Epub 2013 Sep 26.

Fourman MS, Borst EW, Bogner E, Rozbruch SR, Fragomen AT: Recombinant Human BMP-2 Increases the Incidence and Rate of Healing in Complex Ankle Arthrodesis. Clin Orthop Rel Res. 2014 Feb, 472:732-9, Epub 2013 Aug 29.

Khamaisy S, Haleem AM, Williams RJ, Rozbruch SR: Neglected Rotatory Knee Dislocation. Knee. 2014 Oct;21(5):975-8. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2014.04.006. Epub 2014 Apr 18

Kuchinad R, Fourman MS, Fragomen AT, Rozbruch SR: Knee Arthrodesis as Limb Salvage for Complex Failures of Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2014 Jul 4. pii: S0883-5403(14)00429-X. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2014.06.021