X-rays show femur with nail inserted before length- ening (left), after lengthening (center), and after the lengthened bone has healed (right). (Images courtesy of John Herzenberg, MD, FRSCS.) Intramedullary nail is ‘a step forward’ By Samantha Rosenblum Preliminary evidence supports the use of a new internal technique for limb lengthening, according to data from the International Center for Limb Lengthening (ICLL) at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics of Sinai Hospital in Baltimore.
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Early outcomes support internal technique for limb lengthening