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National Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics

2019, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part C
Incidence of complications in Ilizarov ring fixator in tibial lengthening
Author(s): Dr. Suganthi David D and Dr. Sreekumar K
Abstract: Prof. llizarov was awarded the Lenin prize for medicine in 1978 and International recognition came to him in the 19803, when his work came to be known in Europe, More recently the work came to be known in other countries like USA and Canada. The present status of the affected limb was assessed in terms of length, status of various deformities and function of the muscle and joint and vascularity the limb. General Assessment of the patient profile was done. This was mandatory and its findings were co-related with the clinical observation. Based on this deformity were found and treatment given accordingly. Moreover, this served as a baseline reference for the prospective treatment. Out of the total 28 cases there were 15 excellent 10 cases were good, and 2 cases were fair and 1 case poor results, depending upon the lengthening index, deformity correction, gait, weight bearing and joint and muscle function were analysed.
Pages: 131-133  |  1253 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Suganthi David D, Dr. Sreekumar K. Incidence of complications in Ilizarov ring fixator in tibial lengthening. Nat J Clin Orthop 2019;3(1):131-133 DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/orthor.2019.v3.i1c.26
National Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics