kttcRevolutionizing Scoliosis Treatment: Magnetic Expansion Control (MAGEC)
Date: June 20, 2015
Source: Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
Featuring: Dr. Jeff Sawyer


kttcMagnets helping make back braces a thing of the past for some patients
Date: April 27, 2016
Source: WGNTV
Featuring: Dr. Steven M. Mardjetko


kttcUneven Ground: St. Ansgar teen walking on even legs thanks to magnetic technology
Date: February 29, 2016
Source: KTTC
Featuring: Dr. Stephen A. Sems, Dr. Peter Tebben


Limb Lengthening Surgery for Congenital Fibular Hemimelia
Date: December 15, 2015
Source: Detroit Medical Center
Featuring: Dr. Ahmed Bazzi


Leg Lengthening Surgery First of its Kind in Canada
Date: April 30, 2015
Source: Global News
Featuring: Dr. Carrie Kollias


New Limb Lengthening Technology Helps Girl Walk
Date: April 23, 2015
Source: WKMG News
Featuring: Dr. Christopher Iobst


Magnetic Rods for Curved Spines Mean Fewer Surgeries for Young Patients
Date: April 20, 2015
Source: StarTribune Featuring: Dr. Tenner Guillaume


Girl Walks With Ease After Magnetic Limb Lengthening
Date: April 15, 2015
Source: NBC Connecticut
Featuring: Dr. Kristan Pierz


Rods In Girl’s Back Lengthened Magnetically Without Surgery
Date: January 14, 2015
Source: Fox4kc.com, WDAF-TV, Kansas City
Featuring: John Anderson, MD


Digital Health Summit – Consumer Electronics Show 2015
Date: January 8, 2015
Source: Dr. Oz News
Featuring: Christopher Iobst, MD


Surgical Innovation Helps Lengthen Child’s Limb With Magnets
Date: January 9, 2015
Source: Nemours Children’s Hospital
Featuring: Christopher Iobst, MD


rozbruchsmlMagnetic Lengthening with Dr. Robert Rozbruch: The PRECICE Nail by Ellipse Technologies
Date: March 28, 2013
Source: Hospital for Special Surgery (NYC)
Featuring: Robert Rozbruch, MD

The Ellipse Technologies PRECICE® Intramedullary Limb Lengthening System is indicated for limb lengthening of the tibia or femur.

The Ellipse Technologies Residual Limb Lengthening System is indicated for lengthening of residual limb of the femur.

The Ellipse Technologies PRECICE Trauma Nail System is indicated for open and closed fracture fixation, pseudoarthrosis, or mal-unions and non-unions of long bones.

The Ellipse Technologies MAGEC® Spinal Bracing and Distraction System is intended for skeletally immature patients less than 10 years of age with severe progressive spinal deformities (e.g., Cobb angle of 30 degrees or more; thoracic spine height less than 22 cm) associated with or at risk of Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome (TIS). TIS is defined as the inability of the thorax to support normal respiration or lung growth.

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