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This is partial list of conditions treated by Dr. Paley and Dr. Robbins, for a more comprehensive
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Limb Length Discrepancy
      Biology of Limb Lengthening: video presentation


      Treatment Methods
      Limb Lengthening By Implantable Lengthening Devices (POSTED 6/26/14)


       Limb Length Discrepancy (LLD)

         Limb Lengthening Methods: video presentation

        Stature Lengthening: Skeletal Dysplasia: PDF (22 pages)

        Rehabilitation of the Ilzarov Patient: PDF(4 pages)

        Ilizarov Technology: PDF  (41 pages)

        Deformity Correction by the Ilizarov Technique: PDF (64 pages)

        Prophylactic and Therapeutic Peroneal Nerve Decompression for Deformity Correction   
and Lengthening: PDF (4 pages)

        Intra-Articular Osteotomies of the Hip, Knee, and Ankle: PDF (13 pages)

Cosmetic Limb Lengthening
         Cosmetic Stature Lengthening PRECICE

Congenital Lower Limb Problems
      Congenital Femoral Deficiency
      Lengthening Reconstruction Surgery for Congenital Femoral Deficiency: PDF (1)(36 pages)

        Lengthening Reconstruction Surgery for Congenital Femoral Deficiency: PDF (2) (20 pages)

        Congenital Femoral Deficiency: video presentation

        Congenital femoral deficiency (CFD, PFFD) A Guide For Parents part 1 video presentation

        Congenital femoral deficiency (CFD, PFFD) A Guide For Parents part 2 video presentation

        Congenital femoral deficiency (CFD, PFFD) A Guide For Parents part 3 video presentation

      Fibular Hemimelia
        Limb Reconstruction Surgery for Fibular Hemimelia: PDF(34 pages)

        Fibular Hemimelia: lengthening reconstruction surgery: video presentation

        Fibular hemimelia FAQs

      Tibial Hemimelia

        Congenital pseudarthrosis
        Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia: Combined Pharmacologic and Surgical
Treatment   Using Biphosphonate Intravenous Infusion and Bone Morphogenic Protein with   
Periosteal and Cancellous Autogenous Bone Grafting, Tibio-Fibular Cross Union,   
Intramedullary PDF (16 pages)

        Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia: webpage written information

        Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia: video presentation

        Congenital pseudarthrosis of the Tibia PDF (9 pages)

        Periosteal Grafting for Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia PDF (14 pages)

        Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia: Combined Pharamcologic and Surgical Treatment


      Posteromedial Bowing of Tibia

Congenital Upper Limb Problems
      Radial Club Hand and TAR Syndrome
        Ulnarization for Radial Clubhand: video presentation

Ulnar Club Hand and Ulnar Dysplasia
      Madelung’s Deformity


      Absent Thumb

        Lengthening and Deformity Correction in the Upper Extremities: PDF (55 pages)

Other Pediatric Lower Limb Length and Deformity Problems (Developmental)
      Neonatal Sepsis

      Post-traumatic Growth Arrest

      Blount’s Disease

        Perthes' Disease  
      Perthes’ Disease: webpage written information

      Perthes Hip Distraction Treatment: video presentation

        Perthes-AVN Femoral Head Reshaping: video presentation

Other Pediatric Upper Limb Length Discrepancy and Deformity
      Growth arrest

      Neonatal Sepsis

Tumor-like conditions
      Ollier’s Disease

        Multiple Hereditary Exostoses
      Multiple Hereditary Exostoses (Osteochondromas): webpage written information

        Multiple Hereditary Exostoses of the Forearm: video presentation

      More information concerning MHE check the MHE Research Foundation website

      Fibrous Dysplasia


Dwarfism and Skeletal Dysplasias
      Achondroplasia and Hypochondroplasia

        Care and Experience of Achondroplasia at the Paley Institute

       Acondroplasia A Guide For Parents video presentation

       PALEY Methods for Extensive Limb Lengthening for Achondroplasia: video presentation

           Methods and Strategies in Limb Lengthening and Realignment for Skeletal Dysplasia: PDF
                                                                                                                                                                                                (18 pages)

      Sponylo-epiphyseal Dysplasia


      Diastrophic Dwarfism

       Russell Silver Syndrome

Foot Deformities


      Rocker-bottom Foot

           Principles of Foot Deformity Correction - Ilizarov Technique: PDF (39 pages)

Other foot &  ankle deformities
           Fractures of the Calcaneus: PDF (31 pages)

        Charcot Neuarthropathy of the Foot and Ankle: PDF (12  pages)

        Temporary hemiepiphyseal arrest using a screw and plate device to treat knee and ankle
deformities in children: a preliminary report : PDF(11 pages)

Post-traumatic Deformities



Joint Preservation Treatment to treat or prevent arthritis

       Principles of Correction for Monocompartmental Arthritis of the Knee: PDF (25 pages)


Other Websites/Links of Interest
Dror Paley, MD, FRCSC
Paley Institute Limb Reconstruction Fellowship Program
This UNIQUE fellowship is designed for orthopedic surgeons
interested in developing an expertise in pediatric and adult limb
reconstruction surgery of the lower and upper extremities
For more information Click Here