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Limb Lengthening in Turkey

Limb Lengthening in Turkey

Limb Lengthening is achieved using the body's own capacity to regenerate new bone as well as the soft tissues, ligaments, blood vessels, and nerves that surround and support it. ... Read More

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Acibadem Hospitals Group
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Acibadem Hospitals Group

Multi Specialty
  • 550 Number of beds
  • Istanbul
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Doctors for Limb Lengthening in Acibadem Hospitals Group

Dr. Serdar Zengin

Consultant
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Arthoscopy and Sports Medicine,
Hip Surgery
Knee Surgery
Shoulder Surgery
  • 15 years of experience

Dr. Arel Gereli

Consultant
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Shoulder Surgery
  • 14 years of experience

Dr. Gazi Huri

Consultant
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Arthoscopy and Sports Medicine,
Knee Surgery
Shoulder Surgery
  • 18 years of experience
Medical Park Group, İstanbul
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Medical Park Group, İstanbul

Multi Specialty
  • 5600 Number of beds
  • Istanbul
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Doctors for Limb Lengthening in Medical Park Group, İstanbul

DR. GÜLTEKİN SITKI ÇEÇEN

Associate Consultant
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Hip Surgery,
Shoulder Surgery
  • 27 years of experience

Prof. Dr. Alpay Merter Ozenci

Professor
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Arthoscopy and Sports Medicine
  • 20 years of experience

Dr. Ahmet Çağdaş Biçen

Consultant
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Arthoscopy and Sports Medicine
  • 18 years of experience
Medipol University Hospital, İstanbul
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Medipol University Hospital, İstanbul

Multi Specialty
  • 470 Number of beds
  • Istanbul
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Doctors for Limb Lengthening in Medipol University Hospital, İstanbul

Prof. Dr. Senol AKMAN

Professor
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Arthoscopy and Sports Medicine,
Shoulder Surgery
  • 32 years of experience

Dr. Ahmet Murat Bülbül

Associate Professor
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Hip Surgery,
Knee Surgery
  • 22 years of experience

Frequently Asked Questions related to Limb Lengthening

Limb Lengthening

When you can return back to work after limb lengthening surgery?

After spending a little time of healing you can get back to your normal routine as early as possible.  If you have a lengthening rod then you will not be able to put all your weight on the leg being lengthened and you have to use crutches until the bone is almost completely healed. If you have an external fixator, the frame will support your whole body weight and after a few weeks you won’t need crutches.

When you have to visit your doctor after surgery?

During the initial days of the surgery you have to visit your doctor for every weeks and  after completing your first month you need to visit your doctor for every months after surgery.

Are there risks associated with limb lengthening?

This procedure has got some serious risks such as nerve damage, muscle damage, joint contracture, dislocations  and arthritis. Patient should know about this surgery from before while they are deciding about the treatment.

Can you run after limb lengthening?

When your new bone is fully formed you can do any activity like before but for the first few days you have to adjust with the new length of your muscles but it will too long time.

How long does it take to recover from limb lengthening?

Healing usually requires from eight to 12 weeks, at which time full activities can be resumed. In the case of leg shortening surgery, two to three weeks of hospitalization is common. Occasionally, a cast is placed on the leg for three to four weeks.

Do I need a follow up visit with my Surgeon?

Depending upon your doctor the follow visits may or may not be required.

When you can see the result of limb lengthening surgery?

The amount of time needed for limb lengthening surgery is decided by the growth of your limbs. Irrespective of the technique, it will take around six to nine months from the time of surgery.

How long will the surgery last?

It usually lasts for 1.5-2 hours.

How does limb lengthening work?

Limb lengthening surgery stimulates the bone in legs or arms for longer growth. In this procedure the bone is cut and it is being attached with  device which slowly moves the two ends of bone apart. When the bone space is opened the two ends of the bone will grow and fill the gap.

What happens to the skin, muscles, and nerves around the bone during lengthening?

As we lengthen the bone we are stretching the soft tissues near the bone. As compared to daily stretching you can also do tight hamstrings but with gentle stretching. Patient is monitored very closely during this procedure, if the nerve is getting stretched too far or a muscle is getting too tight and slow down and can even stop the lengthening procedure.

How much time is needed for limb lengthening surgery?

The time duration of limb lengthening surgery will take around two hours to complete and the lengthening process will take around two to three months.

How long will the surgery last?

It usuall lasts for 1.5-2 hours.

For how many days do i need to stay in the hospital?

Hospital stay is for three days.

Do I need a follow up visit with my Surgeon?

Depending upon your doctor the follow-up visits may or may not be required.

How long does it take to recover from limb lengthening?

Healing usually requires from eight to 12 weeks, at which time full activities can be resumed.

In the case of leg shortening surgery, two to three weeks of hospitalization is common. Occasionally, a cast is placed on the leg for three to four weeks.

I am diabetic, hyertensive, heart patient so what precautions do i need to take?

Diabetes doesn't seem to raise risks after this surgery.If you have high blood pressure and if it is under control, there is no reason to worry about not having a safe and successful surgery.Even if your blood pressure becomes elevated during surgery you will be given intravenous medication to reduce it.Consult your cardiologist if you are planning to undergo the surgery beacuse some medicine doses are modified accordingly.

How tall can a person become from this procedure?

Generally, the surgery can add 2 inches to a patient's height.1 inch is increased per month after the consolidation of 3 months.

Can I get Limb Lengthening surgery?

Limb lengthening surgery can be done safely and effectively in both children and adults–including those in their 20s, 30s, 40s, and even 50s.

Is it a procedure only for legs? Can arms also be distended too?

Yes, the arms-length can be extended too.

How tall can a person become from this procedure?

Generally, the surgery can add 2 inches to a patient's height.1 inch is increased per month after the consolidation of 3 months.

Is it a procedure only for legs? Can arms also be distended too?

Yes the arms length can be extended too.

Can I get Limb Lengthening surgery?

Limb lengthening surgery can be done safely and effectively in both children and adults–including those in their 20s, 30s, 40s, and even 50s.

How many inches can you grow with limb lengthening?

This surgery involves series of treatment and it has a long recovery period along with some risks also. But it can even add few inches of length to a leg and it is done under general anaesthesia.

For how many days do i need to stay in the hospital?

The patient will stay in the hospital for three days.

Is Limb lengthening safe?

Limb lengthening surgery can be done in both children and adults who are in the age of 20s to 60s.

Is limb lengthening surgery painful?

No, limb lengthening surgery is not painful you will be under general anesthesia you will not feel any pain or sensation. If  you ae using a lengthening rod inside the bone or external fixator there will be soreness as the bones and muscles lengthen and you will be given medicines  for reducing pain.

What is limb lengthening surgery?

Limb lengthening surgery is the procedure which is being used for lengthening the bones in the arms and legs region and this is a gradual process which makes your bones and soft tissues to slowly increase in length. This procedure will take several months to be completed.

I am diabetic, hypertensive, heart patient so what precautions do i need to take?

Diabetes doesn't seem to raise risks after this surgery. If you have high blood pressure and if it is under control, there is no reason to worry about not having a safe and successful surgery.

Even if your blood pressure becomes elevated during surgery you will be given intravenous medication to reduce it. Consult your cardiologist if you are planning to undergo the surgery because some medicine doses are modified accordingly.

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