Bilateral humeral lengthening in achondroplasia with unilateral external fixators IS IT SAFE AND DOES IT IMPROVE DAILY LIFE?

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Balcı H. F., Kocaoglu M., Sen C., Eralp L., Batibay S. G., Bilsel K.

BONE & JOINT JOURNAL, no.11, pp.1577-1581, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1302/0301-620x.97b11.36037
  • Journal Name: BONE & JOINT JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1577-1581
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


A retrospective study was performed in 18 patients with achondroplasia, who underwent bilateral humeral lengthening between 2001 and 2013, using monorail external fixators.