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Research

The International Center for Limb Lengthening is part of the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics. The Rubin Institute’s Clinical Research Unit has a successful track record of managing and conducting inpatient and outpatient clinical trials in an orthopedic setting. Our research helps ensure the most innovative and advanced treatments for our patients. Our goal is to constantly “raise the bar” and improve patient outcomes.

The research unit and International Center for Limb Lengthening doctors have conducted studies with patients with the following conditions and treatments:

  • Limb lengthening: internal and external fixation
  • Deformity correction
  • Infection
  • Limb salvage
  • Nerve transfer
  • Flaps
  • Nonunions
  • Abnormal gait
  • Clubfoot
  • Perthes disease
  • Diabetic foot ulcers

Research Fellows at the International Center for Limb Lengthening work with physicians who have earned a global reputation for their limb lengthening expertise in multiple research studies. They submit research articles to peer-reviewed medical journals. For more information and an application for the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Research Fellowship Program, please click here.

For a list of all of the published research articles by International Center for Limb Lengthening physicians, please click here.

For a list of research posters and e-posters that the International Center for Limb Lengthening displayed at international orthopedic conferences and symposiums over the past few years, please click here.

To learn more about how to enroll in a clinical research study and how the process works, please click here.