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Bone Lengthening

"Bone Lengthening" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Bone Lengthening" by people in UAMS Profiles by year, and whether "Bone Lengthening" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 5 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1996
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