"Bone Lengthening" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Increase in the longest dimension of a bone to correct anatomical deficiencies, congenital, traumatic, or as a result of disease. The lengthening is not restricted to long bones. The usual surgical methods are internal fixation and distraction.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Bone Lengthening" by people in Profiles.
Lopez MJ, Robinson SO, Quinn MM, Hosgood G, Markel MD. In vivo evaluation of intra-articular protection in a novel model of canine cranial cruciate ligament mid-substance elongation injury. Vet Surg. 2006 Dec; 35(8):711-20.