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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1302/0301-620x.97b11.36037
  • Title of Journal : BONE & JOINT JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.1577-1581


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