First Remote-Control Leg Lengthening Implant Cleared by the FDA, Sinai Hospital Reveals
2/8/2012 7:31:16 AM
A pioneering new system codeveloped by Sinai Hospital orthopedic surgeons Shawn Standard, M.D., head of Pediatric Orthopedics at the International Center for Limb Lengthening (ICLL), and John Herzenberg, M.D., director of the ICLL, offers a major advancement in limb lengthening surgery. The PRECICE™ Limb Lengthening System can be used to lengthen limbs that are short as a result of birth defects or trauma. It is the first externally controllable internal limb lengthening system to receive FDA clearance.
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