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

  1. Scolaro, J and Mark B. Monofocal compression-distraction osteosynthesis in a distal femoral nonunion using a magnetic medullary nail. JBJS Case Connect 2020;10:e20.00124.
  2. Hammouda A, Szymczuk V, Gesheff M, Mohamed N, et. al. Acute deformity correction and lengthening using the PRECICE magnetic intramedullary lengthening nail.J Limb Lengthen Reconstr 2020;6:20-27
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  3. Eltayeby H, Alrabai H, Jauregui J, et al. Post-retrieval functionality testing of PRECICE lengthening nails: The “Sleeper” Nail Concept. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma
  4. Marwan Y, Cohen D, Alotalbi M., et al. Costmetic Stature Lengthening. Bone Joint Res. 2020;9(7):341-350.
  5. Morrison, S, Georgiadis A, Dahl M. What’s New in Limb Lengthening and Deformity Correction. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020;00:1-6.
  6. Dahl M, Morrison S, Laine J, et al. Extramedullary Motorized Lengthening of the Femur in Young Children. J Pediatr Orthop Volume 00, Number 00, ’’ 2020.
  7. Cosic F, Edwards E. PRECICE intramedullary nail in the treatment of adult leg length discrepancy: JINJURY 2020 March;3(4):1091-96.
  8. Dahl M, Georgiadis A, Morrison S. Motorized Internal Limb Lengthening: An Updated Review: JPOSNA 2020 May;2(1):1-15.
  9. Makarewich C, McClure P, Herzenberg J. Latest Advances in Limb Lengthening Using Magnetically Controlled Intramedullary Lengthening Nails. Surgical Technology International 2020;36:1-8.
  10. Wright J, Bates P, Heidari N, et al. All Internal Bone Transport: Use of a Lengthening Nail and Double Plating for Management of Femoral Bone Loss: Strategies in Trauma and Limb Reconstruction 2019 May-August;14(2):94-101.
  11. Iobst, C. Intramedullary Limb-Lengthening Lessons Learned JBJS REVIEWS 2019;7(12):e2
  12. Calder R, McKay J, Timms A, et al. Femoral lengthening using the Precice intramedullary limb-lengthening system. Bone Joint J 2019;101-B(9)1168-1176
  13. Richardson S, Schairer W, Fragomen A, et al. Cost Comparison of Femoral Distraction Osteogenesis With External Lengthening Over a Nail Versus Internal Magnetic Lengthening Nail. J Amer Acad Orth Surg 2019;27(9):e430-e436
  14. Morrison S, Georgiadis A, Dahl M, et al. Lengthening of the Humerus Using a Motorized Lengthening Nail. J Pedi Orthop 2019;Publish Ahead of Print
  15. Herzenberg J, Olesen U, Nygaard T, et al. Plate-assisted Bone Segment Transport With Motorized Lengthening Nails and Locking Plates: A Technique to Treat Femoral and Tibial Bone Defects Bone Transport with Lengthening Nails and Locking Plates. JAAOS Glob Res Rev 2019;3:e064
  16. Vulcano E, Markowitz J, Ali S, et al. Assessment of Bone Healing During Antegrade Intramedullary Rod Femur Lengthening Using Radiographic Pixel Density. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2018;26:e388-e394
  17. Green S, Fragomen A, Herzenberg J, et al. A Magnetically Controlled Lengthening Nail: A Prospective Study of 31 Individuals (The Precice Intramedullary Nail Study). Journal of Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction 2018:4(2)67-75
  18. Vercio R, Shields T, Zuckerman L. Use of Magnetic Growing Intramedullary Nails in Compression During Intercalary Allograft Reconstruction. Healio Orthop 2018;41(6):330-335
  19. Horn J, Hvid I, Huhnstock S, et al. Limb lengthening and deformity correction with externally controlled motorized intramedullary nails: evaluation of 50 consecutive lengthenings. Acta Orthopaedica 2018;90(1)81-87
  20. Gomez C, Nelson S, Speirs J, et al. Magnetic Intramedullary Lengthening Nails and MRI Compatibility. J Pediatr Orthop 2018;00(00)1-4
  21. Muratori F, Beltrami G, Scoccianti G, et al. Is an Intramedullary Nail a Valid Treatment for Limb-Length Discrepancy After Bone Tumor Resection? Case Descriptions. Surgical Technology International 2018;33:1-8
  22. Iobst C, Rozbruch S, Nelson S, Simultaneous Acute Femoral Deformity Correction and Gradual Limb Lengthening Using a Retrograde Femoral Nail: Technique and Clinical Results. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2018;26(7):241-250
  23. Panagiotopoulou V, Davda K, Hothi H, et al. A retrieval analysis of the Precice intramedullary limb lengthening system. Bone & Joint Res 2018;7:476-484
  24. Hammouda A, Standard S, Rozbruch S, et al. Humeral Lengthening with the PRECICE Magnetic Lengthening Nail. HSSJ 2017;13(3)217–223
  25. Lee D, Kim S, Lee J, et al. A Comparison of the Device-Related Complications of Intramedullary Lengthening Nails Using a New Classification System. BioMed Research International 2017;8032510(2017)1-9
  26. Falls T, Fragomen A, Rozbruch S, Motorized internal lengthening nail, anterograde femur technique can correct leg length. Orthopedics Today 2017
  27. Fragomen A, Rozbruch S. Retrograde magnetic internal lengthening nail for acute femoral deformity correction and limb lengthening. Expert Rev Med Devices 2017;14(10)811-820
  28. Kurtz A, Rozbruch S. Humerus Lengthening With the PRECICE Internal Lengthening Nail. J Pediatr Orthop 2017;37(4)e296-e300
  29. Watson J, Sanders R. Controlled compression nailing for at risk humeral shaft fractures. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31(6):S25–S28
  30. Rozbruch, S. Adult post-traumatic reconstruction using a magnetic internal lengthening nail. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31(6):S14–S19
  31. Fragomen A, Rozbruch S. Lengthening and deformity correction about the knee using a magnetic internal lengthening nail. SICOT J 2017;3(25)
  32. Hammouda A, Jauregui J, Gesheff M, et al. Trochanteric entry for femoral lengthening nails in children: is it safe? J Pediatr Orthop 2017;37(4):258–264
  33. Szymczuk V, Hammouda A, Gesheff M, Lengthening with monolateral external fixation versus magnetically motorized intramedullary nail in congenital femoral deficiency. J Pediatr Orthop 2017;00(00):1-8
  34. Hamdy R, Bernstein M, Fragomen A, et al. What’s new in limb lengthening and deformity correction. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2017;99:1408-1414
  35. Green S. The evolution of remote-controlled intramedullary lengthening and compression nails. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31(6):S2–S6
  36. Fragomen A. Transitioning to an intramedullary lengthening and compression nail. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31(6):S7–S13
  37. Alrabai H, Gesheff M, Conway J. Use of internal lengthening nails in post- traumatic sequelae. Intern Orthop 2017
  38. Bernstein M. Practical aspects of posttrauma reconstruction With an Intramedullary Lengthening Nail. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31(6):S20–S24
  39. Wagner P, Burghardt R, Green S, et al. PRECICE magnetically-driven, telescopic, intramedullary lengthening nail: pre-clinical testing and first 30 patients. SICOT J 2017;3(19)
  40. 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(10):1382–8
  41. Rozbruch S, Fragomen A. Lengthening of the Femur with a Remote-Controlled Magnetic Intramedullary Nail Antegrade Technique limb lengthening system JBJS Essent Surg Tech 2016;6(1):e2(1-11)
  42. Birkholtz F, de Lange P. Evaluation of the first experience of intramedullary nail lengthening using PRECICE in a south african limb lengthening and reconstruction unit. SA Orthop J 2016;15(1):67
  43. Landge V, Shabtai L, Gesheff M, et al. Patient satisfaction after limb lengthening with internal and external devices. J Surg Orthop Adv 2015;24(3):174–179
  44. Iobst C. Advances in pediatric limb lengthening. JBJS Rev 2015;3(8):e3
  45. Paley D. PRECICE intramedullary limb lengthening system. Expert Rev. Med. Devices 2015;231-249
  46. Shabtai L, Specht S, Standard S, et al. Internal lengthening device for congenital femoral deficiency and fibular hemimelia. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2014;472(12):3860-3868
  47. Schiedel F, Vogt B, Tretow H, et al. How precise is the PRECICE compared to the ISKD in intramedullary limb lengthening? Acta Orthopaedica 2014;85(3):293–298
  48. Rozbruch S, Birch J, Dahl M, et al. Motorized intramedullary nail for management of limb-length discrepancy and deformity. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2014;22(7):403-409
  49. Paley D, Harris M, Debiparshad K, et al. Limb lengthening by implantable limb lengthening devices. Tech Orthop 2014;29(2):72–85
  50. Kirane Y, Fragomen A, Rozbruch S. Precision of the PRECICE internal bone lengthening nail. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2014;472(12):3869-3878