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How bad is bone lengthening surgery for you?

How bad is bone lengthening surgery for you?

Bad: Terriblle idea for cosmetic reasons only indications huge length discrepancies or some dwarfisms 100%complicat rate pintract infections scarring pain significant. Ilizarov develoed thes techniquics to salvage severly injured limbs in stead of amputation. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Does bone lengthening work only for dwarfs?

Does bone lengthening work only for dwarfs?

Dwarves?: Bone lengthening is not limited only to dwarves. However most of the time we do not perform bone lengthening for cosmetic reasons such as increasing someone's height. Bone lengthening is usually performed in cases where someone has asymmetric leg lengths. ...Read more

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Does a bad bone contusion always require surgery?

No.: Most bone bruises or contusions don't need surgery. If there is extensive pain, slow healing or accompanying ligament or cartilage damage, then surgery may be indicated. ...Read more

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How is bone lengthening accomplished?

How is bone lengthening accomplished?

Simple steps: Cut the bone all the way. Insert distraction system on the bone to include above and below and start distract the bone every day about 1 millimeter up to tell you the length you want. ...Read more

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How much height could one gain from a bone lengthening procedure?

How much height could one  gain from a bone lengthening procedure?

Bone lengthening: Bone lengthening for cosmetic reasons is rarely, if ever performed. Most of the time it is performed to correct a discrepancy (one leg longer than the other). ...Read more

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I have had a cyst between my collar bones for about 2 weekes and I feel no pain or no bad effects , I sometimes forget it's there...it is medium size it has not increased or decreased in size . Is this serious will I need surgery or need for it to be drai

I have had a cyst between my collar bones for about 2 weekes and I feel no pain or no bad effects , I sometimes forget it's there...it is medium size it has not increased or decreased in size . Is this serious will I need surgery or need for it to be drai

If it is a cyst: If it is a cyst (sebaceous cyst) it will need to be removed surgically (usually can be done in office) if it bothers you are becomes troublesome. From time to time these cysts can become infected and need drainage and/or antibiotics. You should have the lesion looked at by a surgeon, dermatologist, or other medical doctor for the correct diagnosis and course of action. www.bmednyc.com ...Read more