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Ilizarov Technique MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ilizarov Technique
Tree Number(s)
E04.555.120.380
E04.555.300.380
Unique ID
D018889
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018889
Scope Note
A bone fixation technique using an external fixator (FIXATORS, EXTERNAL) for lengthening limbs, correcting pseudarthroses and other deformities, and assisting the healing of otherwise hopeless traumatic or pathological fractures and infections, such as chronic osteomyelitis. The method was devised by the Russian orthopedic surgeon Gavriil Abramovich Ilizarov (1921-1992). (From Bull Hosp Jt Dis 1992 Summer;52(1):1)
Entry Term(s)
Ilizarov Method
Ilizarov Technic
Previous Indexing
Bone Lengthening (1981-1995)
External Fixators (1990-1995)
Orthopedic Fixation Devices (1971-1995)
See Also
Osteogenesis, Distraction
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/06/08
Revision Date
1997/06/25
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