PRECICE Clinical Evidence

PRECICE Clinical Evidence 2018-04-05T20:53:10+00:00

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

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.

Watson JT, Sanders RW. Controlled compression nailing for at risk humeral shaft fractures. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31:S25–S282

Rozbruch, SR. Adult posttraumatic reconstruction using a magnetic internal lengthening nail. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31:S14–S19

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

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

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

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

Green, SA. The evolution of remote-controlled intramedullary lengthening and compression nails. (J Orthop Trauma 2017;31:S2–S6)

Fragomen, AT. Transitioning to an intramedullary lengthening and compression nail. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31:S7–S13

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

Bernstein, M. Practical aspects of posttrauma reconstruction With an Intramedullary Lengthening Nail. J Orthop Trauma 2017;31:S20–S24

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.

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

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

Iobst,C. Advances in pediatric limb lengthening. JBJS REVIEWS 2015;3(8):e3 Available at

Vikrant Landge, MD; Lior Shabtai, MD; Martin Gesheff, BS; Stacy C. Specht, MPA; and John E. Herzenberg, MD. Patient Satisfaction After Limb Lengthening With Internal and External Devices. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances 24(3):174–179, 2015

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)

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

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

Paley, D, Harris, M, Debiparshad, K, and Prince, D. Limb lengthening by implantable limb lengthening devices. Tech Orthop 2014;29: 72–85

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)