Orthopedic surgeon creates world's first internal bone-lengthening device for young children

November 25, 2015

An orthopedic surgeon is creating the world's first implantation device that can lengthen the bones of young children internally. The inventor, a physician at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, expects the device will lead to fewer infections and less pain, making the bone-lengthening process more bearable for children.

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