\ˈɪlɪzˌaɹɒv tˈɛknɪk], \ˈɪlɪzˌaɹɒv tˈɛknɪk], \ˈɪ_l_ɪ_z_ˌa_ɹ_ɒ_v t_ˈɛ_k_n_ɪ_k]\
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A bone fixation technique using an external fixator (FIXATORS, EXTERNAL) for lengthening limbs, correcting pseudarthroses and other deformities, and assisting the healing of otherwise hopeless traumatic or pathological fractures and infections, such as chronic osteomyelitis. The method was devised by the Russian orthopedic surgeon Gavriil Abramovich Ilizarov (1921-1992). (From Bull Hosp Jt Dis 1992 Summer;52 (1):1)
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