What is limb reconstruction?
Limb reconstruction surgeons treat various conditions acquired at birth or later in life due to injury or disease. Limb reconstruction is a speciality of orthopaedic surgery aiming to improve your limb's function.
Limb reconstruction surgery includes a variety of surgical techniques to ‘reconstruct’ a bone or joint, including:
- conventional plate fixation
- locking plate fixation
- intramedullary nailing
- circular fine wire external fixators
- bone transport and limb lengthening
- angular and/or rotational correction.
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