Our Surgical Techniques

Surgical Techniques Used at the Limb Lengthening and Complex Reconstruction Service

Our doctors use various surgical techniques to achieve limb and stature lengthening in our patients.  Instead of using a external frame, limbs can now be lengthened using the PRECICE internal nail.

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

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