April 17, 2010

Girl’s Legs Magnetically Lengthened As She Grows

Nine-year-old Morgan LaRue is the first cancer patient in Texas to benefit from a groundbreaking procedure that will magnetically lengthen her leg, sparing her the possibility of up to 10 future surgeries as her body grows. The implant and extension took place at Texas Children’s Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Credit: Texas Children’s Cancer Center

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