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

    1. Richardson, S., Schairer, W., Fragomen, A., Cost Comparison of Femoral Distraction Osteogenesis With External Lengthening Over a Nail Versus Internal Magnetic Lengthening Nail JAAOS – Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: May 1, 2019 – Volume 27 – Issue 9 – p e430-e436 doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-17-00741
    2. Morrison, S., Georgiadis, A., Dahl, M. Lengthening of the Humerus Using a Motorized Lengthening Nail. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics: September 23, 2019 – Volume Publish Ahead of Print – Issue – p doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000001453
    3. Herzenberg, J., Olesen, U., Nygaard, T., 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, Month 2019, Vol 3, No 00 JAAOS Glob Res Rev 2019;3:e064 DOI: 10.5435/JAAOSGlobal-D-19-00064
    4. Vercio, R., Shields, T., Zuckerman, L. Use of Magnetic Growing Intramedullary Nails in Compression During Intercalary Allograft Reconstruction Orthopedics. 2018;41(6):330-335 DOI: 10.3928/01477447-20181102-02
    5. Horn, J., Hvid, I., Huhnstock, S., (2018): Limb lengthening and deformity correction with externally controlled motorized intramedullary nails: evaluation of 50 consecutive lengthenings Acta Orthopaedica DOI: 10.1080/17453674.2018.1534321
    6. Gomez, C., Nelson S., Speirs, J., Magnetic Intramedullary Lengthening Nails and MRI Compatibility J Pediatr Orthop 2018;00:00
    7. Hammouda, A., Standard, S., Rozbruch, S., Humeral Lengthening with the PRECICE Magnetic Lengthening Nail Hospital for Special Surgery HSSJ (2017) 13:217–223
    8. Lee, D., Kim, S., Lee, J., A Comparison of the Device-Related Complications of Intramedullary Lengthening Nails Using a New Classification System BioMed Research International
    9. Muratori, F., Beltrami, G., Scoccianti, G., Is an Intramedullary Nail a Valid Treatment for Limb-Length Discrepancy After Bone Tumor Resection? Case Descriptions Surgical Technology International Volume 33
    10. Panagiotopoulou, V., Davda, K., Hothi, H., et. al. A retrieval analysis of the Precice intramedullary limb lengthening system The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, United Kingdom doi:10.1302/2046-3758.77.BJR-2017-0359.R1
    11. Iobst, Rozbruch, Nelson, 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.
    12. Falls, T., Fragomen, A., Rozbruch, S., Motorized internal lengthening nail, anterograde femur technique can correct leg length Orthopedics Today, October 2017
    13. Fragomen, A. and Rozbruch, S. Retrograde magnetic internal lengthening nail for acute femoral deformity correction and limb lengthening Expert Rev. Med. Devices (2017).
    14. Kurtz, A. and Rozbruch, S. Humerus Lengthening With the PRECICE Internal Lengthening Nail J Pediatr Orthop 2017;37:04
    15. Watson, J. and Sanders, R. Controlled compression nailing for at risk humeral shaft fractures. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31:S25–S282
    16. Rozbruch, S. Adult post-traumatic reconstruction using a magnetic internal lengthening nail. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31:S14–S19
    17. Fragomen, A. and Rozbruch, S. 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
    18. Hammouda, A., Jauregui, J., Gesheff, M., Trochanteric entry for femoral lengthening nails in children: is it safe? J Pediatr Orthop 2017;37:258–264
    19. Szymczuk, V., Hammouda, A., Gesheff, M., Lengthening with monolateral external fixation versus magnetically motorized intramedullary nail in congenital femoral deficiency. J Pediatr Orthop 2017;00:000–000
    20. Hamdy, R., Bernstein, M., Fragomen, A., What’s new in limb lengthening and deformity correction. (J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017;99:1408-14 d Available at
    21. Green, S. The evolution of remote-controlled intramedullary lengthening and compression nails. (J Orthop Trauma 2017;31:S2–S6)
    22. Fragomen, A. Transitioning to an intramedullary lengthening and compression nail. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31:S7–S13
    23. Alrabai, H., Gesheff, M., and Conway, J. Use of internal lengthening nails in post-traumatic sequelae. International Orthopaedics (SICOT) DOI 10.1007/s00264-017-3466-6
    24. Bernstein, M. Practical aspects of posttrauma reconstruction With an Intramedullary Lengthening Nail. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31:S20–S24
    25. Wagner, P., Burghardt, R., Green, S., (2017) PRECICE magneticallydriven, telescopic, intramedullary lengthening nail: pre-clinical testing and first 30 patients. SICOT J, 3, 19
    26. 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.
    27. Rozbruch, S. and Fragomen, A. Lengthening of the Femur with a Remote-Controlled Magnetic Intramedullary Nail Antegrade Technique limb lengthening system JBJS ESSENTIAL SURGICAL TECHNIQUES2016, 6(1):e2(1-11).
    28. Birkholtz, F. and 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
    29. Landge, V., Shabtai, L., Gesheff, M., Patient satisfaction after limb lengthening with internal and external devices. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances Volumn 24, Number 3, Fall 2015
    30. Iobst, C. Advances in pediatric limb lengthening. JBJS REVIEWS 2015;3(8):e3 Available at
    31. Paley, D. PRECICE intramedullary limb lengthening system. Expert Rev. Med. Devices Early online, 1–19 (2015)
    32. Shabtai, L., Specht, S., Standard, S., Internal lengthening device for congenital femoral deficiency and fibular hemimelia, (Clin Orthop Relat Res DOI 10.1007/s11999-014-3572-3)
    33. Schiedel, F., Vogt, B., Tretow, H., 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
    34. Rozbruch, S., Birch, J., Dahl, M., Motorized intramedullary nail for management of limb-length discrepancy and deformity. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2014;22: 403-409
    35. Paley, D., Harris, M., Debiparshad, K., Limb lengthening by implantable limb lengthening devices. Tech Orthop 2014;29: 72–85
    36. Kirane, Y., Fragomen, A., Rozbruch, S. 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)