Our Surgical Techniques

Surgical Techniques Used at the Limb Lengthening and Complex Reconstruction Service

Our doctors use various surgical techniques to achieve limb lengthening and stature lengthening in our patients.  From external fixators to new internal nails, there are several types of surgeries we frequently perform.

Femur Lengthening
  • Animation showing the retrograde technique for lengthening a femur using an intramedullary nail.


  • Animation showing femur lengthening using antegrade piriformis entry precice nail

  • Animation showing the Limb Lengthening system


  • PRECICE Femur Lengthening: Live Surgery by Dr. Robert Rozbruch

  • Tibia Lengthening
    • PRECICE Tibia Animation

    • Tibia Lengthening Using Intramedullary PRECICE Nail

    Achondroplasia Dwarfism & Constitutional Short Stature


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