PRECICE Clinical Evidence

PRECICE Clinical Evidence2018-09-18T15:58:32+00:00

To view publications on PRECICE in medical journals such as The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery click on the links below:

  1. Iobst, CA, Rozbruch, SR., Nelson, S., Fragomen A. Simultaneous Acute Femoral Deformity Correction and Gradual Limb Lengthening Using a Retrograde Femoral Nail: Technique and Clinical Results. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018 Apr 1;26(7):241-250. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-16-00573.
  2. Gomez, Charles, Nelson, Scott, Speirs, Joshua and Barnes, Samuel. Magnetic Intramedullary Lengthening Nails and MRI Compatibility J Pediatr Orthop 2018;00:00
  3. Kurtz, Anton M. and Rozbruch, S. Robert. Humerus Lengthening With the PRECICE Internal Lengthening Nail J Pediatr Orthop 2017;37:04
  4. Watson JT, Sanders RW. Controlled compression nailing for at risk humeral shaft fractures. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31:S25–S282
  5. Rozbruch, SR. Adult posttraumatic reconstruction using a magnetic internal lengthening nail. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31:S14–S19
  6. Fragomen, AT, Rozbruch, SR. Lengthening and deformity correction about the knee using a magnetic internal lengthening nail. SICOT J 2017, 3, 25 The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2017 DOI: 10.1051/sicotj/2017014
  7. Hammouda, AI, Jauregui, JJ, Gesheff, MG, Standard, SC, Herzenberg, JE. Trochanteric entry for femoral lengthening nails in children: is it safe? J Pediatr Orthop 2017;37:258–264
  8. Szymczuk, VL, Hammouda, AI, Gesheff, MG, Standard, SC, and Herzenberg, JE. Lengthening with monolateral external fixation versus magnetically motorized intramedullary nail in congenital femoral deficiency. J Pediatr Orthop 2017;00:000–000
  9. Hamdy, RC, Bernstein, M, Fragomen, AT, and Rozbruch, SR. What’s new in limb lengthening and deformity correction. (J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017;99:1408-14 d Available at
  10. Green, SA. The evolution of remote-controlled intramedullary lengthening and compression nails. (J Orthop Trauma 2017;31:S2–S6)
  11. Fragomen, AT. Transitioning to an intramedullary lengthening and compression nail. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31:S7–S13
  12. Alrabai, HM, Gesheff, MG, and Conway, JD. Use of internal lengthening nails in post-traumatic sequelae. International Orthopaedics (SICOT) DOI 10.1007/s00264-017-3466-6
  13. Bernstein, M. Practical aspects of posttrauma reconstruction With an Intramedullary Lengthening Nail. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31:S20–S24
  14. Laubscher M, Mitchell C, Timms A, et al. Outcomes following femoral lengthening: An initial comparison of the PRECICE intramedullary lengthening nail and the LRS external fixator monorail system. Bone Joint J 2016;98-B:1382–8.
  15. Birkholtz, FF, P de Lange, P. Evaluation of the first experience of intramedullary nail lengthening using PRECICE® in a south african limb lengthening and reconstruction unit. SA Orthopaedic Journal Autumn 2016 | Vol 15; No 1; 67
  16. Landge, V, Shabtai, L, Gesheff, M, Specht, SC, and Herzenberg, JE. Patient satisfaction after limb lengthening with internal and external devices. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances Volumn 24, Number 3, Fall 2015
  17. Iobst,C. Advances in pediatric limb lengthening. JBJS REVIEWS 2015;3(8):e3 Available at
  18. Paley, D. PRECICE intramedullary limb lengthening system. Expert Rev. Med. Devices Early online, 1–19 (2015)
  19. Shabtai, L, Specht, SC, Standard, SC, Herzenberg, JE. Internal lengthening device for congenital femoral deficiency and fibular hemimelia, (Clin Orthop Relat Res DOI 10.1007/s11999-014-3572-3)
  20. Schiedel, FM, Vogt, B, Tretow, HL, Schuhknecht, B, Gosheger, G, Horter, MJ and Rödl, R. How precise is the PRECICE compared to the ISKD in intramedullary limb lengthening? Reliability and safety in 26 procedures. Acta Orthopaedica 2014; 85 (3): 293–298
  21. Rozbruch, SR, Birch, JG, Dahl, MT, and Herzenberg, JE. Motorized intramedullary nail for management of limb-length discrepancy and deformity. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2014;22: 403-409
  22. Paley, D, Harris, M, Debiparshad, K, and Prince, D. Limb lengthening by implantable limb lengthening devices. Tech Orthop 2014;29: 72–85
  23. Kirane, YM, Fragomen, AT, Rozbruch, Clin Orthop Relat Res
    DOI 10.1007/s11999-014-3575-0 (SR SYMPOSIUM: 2013 Limb lengthening and reconstruction society – precision of the PRECICE internal bone lengthening nail)