Lengthening of the Femur with a Remote-Controlled Magnetic Intramedullary Nail

Austin T. Fragomen, S. Robert Rozbruch
  • JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques, April 2016, The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
  • DOI: 10.2106/jbjs.st.15.00069


Dr Austin T Fragomen (Author)
Straith Hospital for Special Surgery

The strengths of this article are the following: I present a recepie for how to do this surgery successfully. It is the method I use for teaching my fellows and residents, and it the exact way I do this surgery with great regularity. The method does not require special equipment. This makes the article very practicle with excellent, reproducible results.

The following have contributed to this page: Professor S Robert Rozbruch and Dr Austin T Fragomen