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(a) Short femur; LRS ADVanced (53000 series) in place. (b) Osteotomy. (c) Monofocal lengthening. Use of HA-coated screws is recommended.
(a) Very short femur. LRS ADVanced in place. (b) Proximal and distal osteotomies. (c) Simultaneous lengthening at each osteotomy site; middle clamp locked to rail, proximal and distal clamps moved in direction of the arrows. Inset shows Micrometric Swivelling Clamp which can be used instead of a Straight Clamp at either end for adult applications. Use of HA-coated screws is recommended.
(a) Short femur. Stabilization with an intramedullary nail. Interlocking screws proximally, only. Midshaft osteotomy. LRS ADVanced (53000 series) in place. (b) Lengthening at osteotomy site with middle clamp locked to the rail. (c) Lengthening complete; nail locked distally and fixator removed. Use of HA-coated screws is recommended.