TOTBİD Dergisi

TOTBİD Dergisi

2022, Cilt 21, Sayı, 1     (Sayfalar: 061-067)

New generation programmable magnetic lengthening nails

Mehmet Cemalettin Aksoy 1, Sancar Bakırcıoğlu 2

1 Hacettepe Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Ana Bilim Dalı, Ankara
2 Çermik Devlet Hastanesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Kliniği, Diyarbakır

DOI: 10.5578/totbid.dergisi.2022.11
Görüntüleme: 502
İndirme : 574

Considering the problems associated with traditional external fixators, hybrid systems or mechanically lengthening intramedullary nails, externally controlled motorized lengthening nails have become a very popular and effective method for the pediatric and adolescent population. Programmable lenghthening of magnetic nails is a non-invasive procedure that allows precise distraction of the nail. There are few programmable motorized lengthening nails available in the market today. New generation programmable magnetic lengthening nails; it is a treatment method that can be safely applied with a comprehensive pre-operative planning and preparation, good experience and surgical technique and family training, with satisfactory results.

Anahtar Kelimeler : limb length discrepancy; intramedullary nail; bone lengthening; magnetic