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BioMed Research International
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 8032510, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/8032510
Clinical Study

A Comparison of the Device-Related Complications of Intramedullary Lengthening Nails Using a New Classification System

1Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Severance Children’s Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, Republic of Korea
2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 211 Eonju-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06273, Republic of Korea
3Jung-Hwa Girls High School, Chungho-ro 84, Suseong-gu, Daegu 706-819, Republic of Korea

Correspondence should be addressed to Dong Hoon Lee; moc.revan@eedeapohtro

Received 12 July 2017; Accepted 6 September 2017; Published 9 October 2017

Academic Editor: Despina Deligianni

Copyright © 2017 Dong Hoon Lee et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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