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Ilizarov apparatus

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  • n. A device used in surgical procedures to lengthen or reshape limb bones; to treat complex and/or open bone fractures; and in cases of infected non-unions of bones that are not amenable to other techniques.

Etymologies

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Named after the orthopedic surgeon Gavriil Ilizarov, who pioneered the technique.

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