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№3' 2006

ORTHOPEDICS

DISTRACTION METHOD IN BURN REHABILITATION

A. V. VOROBYOV, G. I. DMITRIYEV, S. V. PETROV, A. V. ALEYNIKOV, D. G. DMITRIYEV, I. Yu. AREFIEV

The experience of the institute in the use of distraction in treatment of burns and their sequelae is presented. The use of the original distraction apparatuses to control forming scar contractures of the joints or severe deformities after deep burns as well as the original method based on distraction for elimination of most severe deformities and contractures are described.

Key words: distraction apparatuses, deep burns, severe deformities, contracture.

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