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This is partial list of conditions treated by Dr. Paley and Dr. Prince, for a more comprehensive listing
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Limb Length Discrepancy
         Biology of Limb Lengthening: video presentation


       Treatment Methods
         Limb Lengthening By Implantable Devices (pdf posted 6/26/14)

       PROGRESS IN AND FROM LIMB LENGTHENING (pdf posted 3/22/14)

       Limb Length Discrepancy (LLD)

         Limb Lengthening Methods: video presentation

         Stature Lengthening, Skeletal Dysplasia: PDF(22 pages)

         REHABILITATION of the Ilizarov Patient: PDF(4 pages)

         Ilizarov Technology: PDF  (41 pages)

         Deformity Correction by the Ilizarov Technique: PDF (64 pages)

            Prophylactic and Therapeutic Peroneal Nerve Decompression for Deformity Correction
               and Lengthening: PDF (4 pages)

         Intra-Articular Osteotomies of the Hip, Knee, and Ankle: PDF(13 pages)

Cosmetic Limb Lengthening
        Cosmetic Stature Lengthening PERCICE

Congenital Lower Limb Problems
       Congenital Femoral Deficiency
         Lengthening Reconstruction Surgery for Congenital Femoral Deficiency: PDF (1)(36 pages)

         Lengthening Reconstruction Surgery for Congenital Femoral Deficiency: PDF (2)(20 pages)

       Congenital Femoral Deficiency: video presentation

         Congenital femoral deficiency (CFD, PFFD) A Guide for Parents part 1 video presentation  

         Congenital femoral deficiency (CFD, PFFD) A Guide for Parents part 2 video presentation

         Congenital femoral deficiency (CFD, PFFD) A Guide for Parents part 3 video presentation

         Fibular Hemimelia

         Limb Reconstruction Surgery for Fibular Hemimelia: PDF (34 pages)

         Fibular Hemimelia: lengthening reconstruction surgery: video presentation

         Fibular Hemimelia FAQs

       Tibial Hemimelia

         Congenital pseudarthrosis
         Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia: Combined Pharmacologic and Surgical Treatment
               Using Biphosphonate Intravenous Infusion and Bone Morphogenic Protein with   
               Periosteal and Cancellous Autogenous Bone Grafting, Tibio-Fibular Cross Union,
               Intramedullary PDF (16 pages) book chapter

         Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia: webpage written information

         Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia: video presentation

         Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia: PDF (9 pages)

         Periosteal Grafting for Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia (14 pages)

         Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia: Combined Pharamcologic and Surgical Treatment


       Posteromedial Bowing of Tibia

Congenital Upper Limb Problems
       Radial Club Hand and TAR Syndrome  
       Ulnarization for Radial Clubhand: video presentation        

Ulnar Club Hand and Ulnar Dysplasia
       Madelung’s Deformity


       Absent Thumb

         Lengthening and Deformity Correction in the Upper Extremities: PDF (55 pages)

Other Pediatric Lower Limb Length and Deformity Problems (Developmental)
       Neonatal Sepsis

       Post-traumatic Growth Arrest

       Blount’s Disease

         Perthes' Disease
       Perthes' Disease: webpage written information

       Perthes: Hip Distraction Treatment: video presentation

         Perthes-AVN- Femoral Head Reshaping: video presentation

Other Pediatric Upper Limb Length Discrepancy and Deformity
       Growth arrest

       Neonatal Sepsis

Tumor-like conditions
       Ollier’s Disease

        Multiple Hereditary Exostsoes
       Multiple Hereditary Exostoses (Osteochondromas): webpage written information

         Multiple Hereditary Exostoses of the Forearm: video presentation

       More information concerning MHE check the MHE Research Foundation website

       Fibrous Dysplasia


Dwarfism and Skeletal Dysplasias
       Achondroplasia and Hypochondroplasia
       Care and Experience of Achondroplasia at the Paley Institute (NEW VIDEO Oct 1, 2012)

         PALEY Methods for Extensive Limb Lengthening for Achondroplasia: video presentation

         Acondroplasia A Guide For Parents video presentation

           Methods and Strategies in Limb Lengthening and Realignment for Skeletal Dysplasia: PDF
                                                                                                                                                                                                              (18 pages)

        Within Rachael's Reach by Esther Whitehead PDF (A story poem)

       Sponylo-epiphyseal Dysplasia


       Diastrophic Dwarfism

         Russell Silver Syndrome

Foot Deformities


       Rocker-bottom Foot

           Principles of Foot Deformity Correction: Ilizarov Technique: PDF (39 pages)

Other foot & ankle deformities
         Fractures of the Calcaneus: PDF (31 pages)

        Charcot Neuoarthropathy of the Foot and Ankle: PDF(12 pages)

        Temporary hemiepiphyseal arrest using a screw and plate device to treat knee and ankle  
              deformities in children: a preliminary report: PDF(11 pages)

Post-traumatic Deformities



Joint Preservation Treatment to treat or prevent arthritis

       Principles of Correction for Monocompartmental Arthritis of the Knee: PDF (25 pages)


Other Websites/Links of Interest
Dror Paley, MD, FRCSC
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Paley Institute Limb Reconstruction Fellowship Program
This UNIQUE fellowship is designed for orthopedic surgeons
interested in developing an expertise in pediatric and adult limb
reconstruction surgery of the lower and upper extremities
For more information Click Here