Cosmetic Limb Lengthening using Salamehfix1 Device
/Salamehfix 1 /=It,s a hinged Three Dimention External Fixation System provides simultaneus smooth lengthening and correction of axial deviations with keeping perfect alignment during lengthening . It is an arc system rather than a circular system and consists of three small arcs. The arcs are not the same diameter so the system can take the shape of leg. The entrance of screws and wires are in minimally painful regions and direct to bone so no muscle irritation so that it,s more tolerable, provides more stable fixation and allows early full weight bearing. provides simultsneus proximal and distal tibia and fibula fixation ,The small size of the system allows clothing to be worn over it with full mobility of nearby joints.
The External fixation Hinge System ,SLDF, Salamehfix 1
Lengthening with keeping proper alignment during lengthening.
t1: the system is small in size because of using deferent arc sizes which take the shape of leg ,fit it and possible to hide under pants.
t2:Three dimension external fixator with hinges allows stable fixation and correction of axial
3:Easy to correct angle deviations using special hinged devices.
4: High stability because of insert mixed wires and pins in deferent angles and levels.
5- Possibility of walking without aid and full weight bearing after surgery .
6- Keeping proper alignment during lengthening
7- Allows free movement of knee and ankle joints.
Cosmetic lengthening up to 13 cm with correction of varus deformity
we see before lengthening and after
Wearing clothes over fixators is easy
Lengthening up to 13 cm with correction of bowing
Lengthening up to 13 cm lead to ballerina foot and need fractional tendon lengthening we can see here the foot already corrected in right position.
Possibility to minimize the fixator and activities during treatment.
Cosmetic limb lengthening in a person 57 yrs old up to 8 cm is possible .
We can see here in third day after surgery full weight bearing and before
removal he is already taller me with fixators under pants.
This is the known by my international patients ;Big Ghassan who did 16.5 cm lengthening in two separate steps, after two years from first lengthening did second lengthening at the same place where first one.
This is 27 yrs old girl , third day after surgery , we see walking with weight bearing and how its easy to cross legs and comfortable to sit and move with fixators .
we can see before removal she did 7.5 cm the optimal lengthening for girl you can see also possibility standing on one leg , you can see also the leg from behind is free no fixator only from infront , which is very comfortible for sleeping and sitting .
Cosmetic Limb lengthening in a girl 20 yrs old 8.5 cm full weight bearing , just transient Ballerina foot resolved just with exercises. Girls are more often are able for muscle stretching .
Physiotherapy is very good for treatment of Ballerina foot
We will come you to a special external fixation system Salamehfix , have a great chance for cosmetic Limb Lengthening with all advanteges for Cosmetic Limb Lengthening , at the moment i,m doing it in Frankfurt Germany with my Colleuge Dr. Michael schmidt ; OUZ Orthopaedic Center . Surgery costs with 5 days hospital stay , follow up ,physiotherapy and fixator removal 25 000 euros , walking ability is from second day after surgery using walker or crouches ,some persons can walk without aid ,accoumodation is not includeed , after the hospital you can stay in appartment where our patients who is doing cosmetic limb lengthening , costs for accomodation 25 euros per day or 600 euros per month , you can stay the lengthening period depend on how much cm you want to do ,or more time , depends on your plans , we will control your lengthening process making x-ray control every three weeks and we will take care of you , Then you can go home for consolidation period if you want , making x-ray every 6 weeks send it to us and keep us in touch online if needed any advice , then when consolidation is complete come back for fixator release and removal , During consolidation period possible to walk without aid , exercise and strngthen the bone .
If any more quistions please don,t hesiste to ask .
Prof. Ghassan Salameh , MD. Ph. D .
Head of Salamehfix Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Center.
SICOT Active member and Natinal Delegate .
EPOS Active member .
Whats UP ; +963 944363156
In Frankfuret ; +49 1734001615
E-mail ; ghassanorthyahoo.com
website ; www.lengthening-sldf.com