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Survey about achondroplasia
We have designed a questionnaire with the purpose to better know the population connected to achondroplasia.
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Limb Lengthening And Deformity Correction Surgery

2017-11-29Current approaches
The innovative treatments in development for achondroplasia are focused on the increase of growth rate and in the reduction of possible complications. The only available treatment is surgical and is known as limb lengthening surgery. For those who need to correct a deformity, such as genu varus, deformity correction surgery is a necessity, and during this procedure, height may or may not be increased at the same time, depending on the patient choice and physician opinion. Limb lengthening can he […]
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