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Ilizarov technique

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Ilizarov technique

a bone fixation technique using an external fixator (fixators, external) for lengthening limbs, correcting pseudarthroses and other deformities, and assisting the healing of otherwise hopeless traumatic or pathological fractures and infections, such as chronic osteomyelitis. The method was devised by the russian orthopedic surgeon gavriil abramovich ilizarov (1921-1992).