state of a problem of the limb lengthening and reconstrucion operations
on the abutment-motor system is connected with wide introduction in the clinical
practice of a compression-distraction method (devices of Ilizarov, Volkov-Oganesyan,
of wide development of various methods, the problem still arrests attention because of defects and complications, which reach 78% if
the external devices are used especially on such segment as a thigh:
of the professor A. Bliskunov has become a new direction in reconstruction
surgery of the abutment-motion system. The method is protected by 58 copyright
certificates of the ex-USSR. The essence of a new method is the usage of
compact devices which are entirely implantated inside the bone.
They are supplied with the original device - working under a control
of the patient. The special technology and equipment was developed for
the device implantation.
Inflammatory processes around
the spokes causes in a number of cases abscesses, phlegmons, osteomyelitis;
Damages by spokes of trunk vessels,
nerves, secondary bleedings, contractions and stiffness of joints;
Unsatisfactory fixing bones
fragments causes incorrect joint;
Inconveniences tested by the
patients during the whole period of treatment, caused by burdention of bulky
The constant "attachment" of
the patient to hospital, constant control of the medical staff, constant
bandaging and X-ray examinations.
method has received wide popularity not only in Ukraine, but also
abroad. At an international symposium in USA in 1997 the Bliskunov's
method has recieved the general recognition and approval of the experts.