Lengthening-SLDF

A New Hinge External Distraction  System in the treatment of limb lengthening and correction of axial devlations and Deformities  (SALAMEHFIX)  ,  (SLDF System).

This is a New Hinged external fixation system which modified by Prof. Dr. Ghassan Salameh MD. Ph. D.
 
This new hinges had the International Application Numbers:


  
 - PCT/SY2004/000008 and published at the PCT; WO 2006/083238 at the Patent Cooperation Treaty priority 13/12/2004
 
 - PCT/SY2006/000006 and published at the PCT; WO 2008/010779 at the Patent Cooperation Treaty priority 24.01.2008
 
 - PCT/SY2006/000003 and published at the PCT; WO 2007/111576 at the Patent Cooperation Treaty priority 04.10.2007

This New hinges are already published and presented in many international Conferences and had a perfect discussion and impression; you can see details on the page of about us and activities.


Indications of the External Hinges (SLDF System):

  • limb lengthening
  • correction of axial deviations
  • Treatment of congenital and acquired deformities
  • treatment of fractures
  • Treatment of pseudarthrosis
  • Osteomylites management

Advantages of SLDF System
1- The system is more suitable in size and shape because of deferent sizes of the arcs
2- Easy to correct angle deviations by use of special hinged devices

28 YR OLD MAN WITH SHORT VARUS AND INTERNAL ROTATION DEFORMITY OF THE LEFT LEG

Lengthening and restoring of alignment

 

Small size fixation, good alignment on X-rays , possibility to wake after operation and easy wearing clothes

 

Possibility to minimize the hinges after good callus formation


23 years achondroplastic patient with severe varus deformity of both legsHeavy patent ,his weight is 110 kg

Lengthening 16cm and correction of severe varus( Bowing ) deformity with full weight bearing

 

 


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