What is the PRECICE nail for limb lengthening?

Also known as: magnetic lengthening nail, PRECICE, limb lengthening.

The PRECICE nail is a magnetic lengthening nail that is used for correction of limb length discrepancies and deformity. Unlike traditional limb lengthening techniques which rely on external fixators, the PRECICE nail is an all-internal technique that provides early return of motion, less scarring, and better patient tolerance.


Reviewed by: Scott J Schoenleber, MD

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