Beyond Achondroplasia

Growing together with Clara

June 5, 2018
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A documentary on the lengthening process

The documentary  “The Lucas´s Journey“, by the film director Juan Enis, was produced by the mother of Lucas in 2015 and tells about the lengthening process of a boy with achondroplasia with 15 years-old, that had a total height of … Continue reading

January 28, 2016
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More about the PRECICE Internal Lengthening Rod

An interesting video, posted at the Limb Lengthening and reconstruction society website, about how the PRECICE nail works. Always good to have valid information to contemplate.

March 25, 2015
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One day of Lucas

Lucas is a 12 years old spanish boy who is crossing the lengthening process. This is a short film about one of his days. He is brave. He makes others feel braver… No need of translation.   Some words from … Continue reading

January 11, 2015
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Clinical outcome of lower limb lengthening

This recent publication : “The etiology of short stature affects the clinical outcome of lower limb lengthening using external fixation“, by  S.Kim et al, Department of Orthopaedics, New Jersey Medical School, published in March 2014, the authors made a systematic review … Continue reading

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