The expertise of Dr. Guichet on over 400 lengthening with the Albizzia® and Guichet® nails makes it possible to ensure optimal quality. Results depend on a lot of psychological aspects, in particular on the psychological clearness of the patient and on their determination `to gain' his lengthening. The pain, varies from one patient to another, and is raised in patients less sure that they have made the right choice! Patients resume light activity from the first post-operative day. Pain and a feeling of stiffness (even in the event of full motion) are noted: they decrease at the end of lengthening, then, disappear gradually when the bone is fused. Patients have on average 2 to 3 operations to get a bilateral lengthening (insertion and removal of nails, and further planned or unplanned general anaesthesia or interventions).
The average gain on 167 aesthetic lengthening was 67 mm. In dwarfism, combined gains are up to 30-35 cm (up to 22 cm on femurs).
With the specific know-how and program of Dr. Guichet, the gain is obtained far faster than with other techniques: 44 mm at one month and 7 cm at 2 months.
1 : FEMME, 27 ANS, 1.48 m, +9.2 cm
ALLONGEMENT POUR PETITE TAILLE CONSTITUTIONNELLE
2 : HOMME, 1.78 m, +5.5 cm ALLONGEMENT CAR IL EST CONSIDERE COMME LE ‘NAIN’ DE LA FAMILLE, DANS UN PAYS NORDIQUE, 3 OPERATIONS EN TOUT
3 : FEMME, 30 ANS, 1.53 m, +7.0 cm
4 : FEMME, 22 ANS, 1.44 m, +9.4 cm
5 : FEMME, 19 ANS, 1.42 m, +8.0 cm
6 : , FEMME, 33 ANS, +6.0 cm
ALLONGEMENT (1 FEMURS) + CORRECTION D’AXES (TOTAL 4 OPERATIONS)
7 : HOMME, 31 ANS, +6.0 cm
ALLONGEMENT (1 FEMURS)
8 : FEMME, 17 ANS, 1.33 m (ACHONDROPLASIE), +18 cm !!!