Limb lengthening for children with diagnosis Achondroplasia
 
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 Achondroplasia treatment - methods of limb lengthening and height increase for children
Doctor Vitaliy Veklich and children with 
              diagnosis achondroplasia on different stages of limb lengthening
Doctor Vitaliy Veklich and children with diagnosis achondroplasia on different stages of limb lengthening

In comparison adults it is possible to perfrom limb lenthening for children few times in the ade 4-6 and 14-15 years old.

At age 4-6 years old:
1 stage - lengthening of both tibia (6-7 cm)
2 stage - lengthening of both femur (6-7 cm)
3 stage - lengthening of both humeral bone (5 cm)

Each stage needs 2,5 months of limb lengthening and 2,5 months for bone consolidation. The interval between stages is 2-3 months.

At age 14-15 years old:
1 stage - lengthening of both tibia (6-7 cm)
2 stage - lengthening of both femur (6-7 cm)
3 stage - lengthening of both humeral bone (5 cm)

Each stage needs 2,5 months of limb lengthening and 2,5 months for bone consolidation. The interval between stages is 2-3 months.

Totally it is possible to increase height of a child with diagnosis achondroplasia 24-28 cm taller.

 Our patients with diagnosis achondroplasia
Dasha
Dasha
Denis
Denis
Vanya
Vanya
Artem
Artem
Gleb
Gleb
Ira
Ira
   
 Stages of limb lengthening of a child with diagnosis achondroplasia - Pictures of a patient
Before limb lengthening
Before limb lengthening
In the first stage of both tibia lengthening 6 cm
The first stage of both tibia lengthening 6 cm
The second stage of both femur lengthening
The second stage of both femur lengthening 8 cm
After 2 stages of both tibia and both femur lengthening. The result is: both tibia lengthening - 6 cm, both femur lengthening - 8 cm
After 2 stages of both tibia and both femur lengthening
The result is: both tibia lengthening - 6 cm, both femur lengthening - 8 cm
In 4 months after Ilizarov-Veklich apparatus
In 4 months after Ilizarov-Veklich apparatus removal
An artice about Denis in Ukrainian newspaper 
             Фактыon 5th of September 2008
An artice about Denis in Ukrainian newspaper "Факты"
on 5th of September 2008
Entry in the first class
Entry in the first class

How Denis walks after the treatment
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