Early Lengthening for Congenital PosteroMedial Bowing of Tibia
CPMBT or Congenital Postero Medial Bowing of Tibia is a rare condition in which children present at birth with a severe deformity. The deformity gradually resolves but shortening slowly and surely increases. Our experience leads us to believe that early lengthening has a lot of benefits. We have one of the largest experiences in the world in the treatment of this condition.
Clubfoot correction in older children and young adults
Over the last 29 years our center has performed dozens of surgeries to increase height in Achondroplastic Dwarf patients by extensive lengthening using Ilizarov and newer methods. A poster presentation of this experience in the Indian Orthopaedic Association annual conference in 2017 won the Gold Medal for the best Poster.
Childhood Osteomyelitis can create dramatic problems in limbs. They can be neatly categorized :
A: Growth Arrest
B: Bone Gaps
C: Contractures of Joints
D : Deformities in all planes
S : Shortening, which can be dramatic!
This lecture, to be delivered in the IOACON CME in Nov 2018 is included to show the utility of the Ilizarov and newer methods.