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Use this app to:
1. Predict Congenital and Developmental Limb length Discrepancy for upper or lower limbs
2. Calculate growth remaining from any upper or lower growth plate
3. Calculate timing of epiphysiodesis
4. Predict height in normals and achondroplasia
5. Calculate bone length, foot length, and sitting height at maturity
6. Predict fetal LLD to birth or maturity
Developed by Dr. Dror Paley and Eric Townsend
Dr. Paley’s lectures in the United States and abroad:
March 12, 2011
Dr. Paley and the Paley Foundation team returns to Haiti one year later on another humanitarian mission
March 11, 2011
Presents during the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) Annual Meeting held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the topics were Challenging Rearfoot and Ankle Reconstruction, Salvage of the Mal-united Ankle Fracture and Surgical Biomechanics, Supra Malleolar Biomechanical Considerations in Limb Deformity Surgical Biomechanics, Supra Malleolar Biomechanical Considerations in Limb Deformity
Feb 17, 2011
Presents during the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting held San Diego, California the topic was Limb Reconstruction or Amputation for Severe fiblar deicicency: A Two-Center Comparison
Feb 19, 2011
Presents during the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society Specialty Day held at the end of the AAOS conference the topics were Radial Aplasia and Wrist Deformities
January 26-28, 2011
Presents during the combined meeting of British Limb Reconstruction Society & British Society for Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery.
October 9-11, 2010
Invited Guest Speaker at the meeting of Fundacion ALPE Achondroplasia, Gijon, Asturias, Spain. Dr. Paley is speaking about his methods for lengthening for Achondroplasia. Fundación ALPE ‘s mission is to aid persons with achondroplasia and their families in different fields: medical, educational, psychological, employment, and social. In 2006 Fundación ALPE was awarded with the Great Golden Cross of the Civil Order of Social Solidarity from the Ministry of Social Welfare of Spain. www.fundacionalpe.org
October 13-15, 2010
Bertha Neuberg visiting Professorship to the University of Göteborg, Sweden and Presidential Guest Speaker at the Swedish Paediatric Orthopaedic Society.
October 19, 2010
Chairman, Principles of Deformity Correction Course, Barcelona, Spain. Physician Assistants Servando Gutierrez, PA-C and Jennifer Pinsky, PA-C will be helping to instruct at this one day course.
October 20- 22, 2010
Invited speaker and Instructional Course Lecturer at the ASAMI International and World Congress of External Fixation meeting in Barcelona, Spain. Dr. Paley is giving six lectures including an instructional course lecture on Congenital Femoral Deficiency.
October 27-29, 2010
Presidential Guest Lecturer at the XXX Annual meeting of thePortuguese Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Vilamoura/Algarve-Portugal. Dr. Paley will be giving a special lecture on the Advances in Perthes Disease in honor of the 100th year anniversary of Perthes.
November 12, 2010
Visiting professor at University of Mississippi, Jackson. Dr. Paley will be performing a pro bono surgery on a child with Congenital Femoral Deficiency.
December 1-4, 2010
Speaker and Instructional Course Lecturer at the International Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium (the premier annual pediatric orthopedic course co sponsored by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and by the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America.) This meeting is taught by the who’s-who of pediatric orthopedics. Dr. Paley is presenting five lectures, four Instructional Course lectures and one workshop; all four physician assistants are attending.
June 1, 2010
Happy One-Year Anniversary!
June 1st marked the one-year anniversary of the Paley Advanced Limb Lengthening Institute at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. Over the past twelve months Dr. Paley has performed over six hundred surgeries for rare and challenging congenital, developmental and post-traumatic orthopedic conditions. Patients are thrilled with our location in West Palm Beach. The beautiful climate promotes healing, and our proximity to the beach and other South Florida attractions makes a visit to Dr. Paley appealing to the whole family. More importantly, Dr. Paley’s team continues to receive accolades for their dedication and commitment.
In celebration of our first successful year, we would like to update you on some of our accomplishments.
Patients have hailed from coast to coast and from around the world. When asked about the most memorable part of his treatment in Florida, a patient simply said, “the waiting room.” Over the course of his four-month treatment, this patient met others from Italy, Russia, Kuwait, China, Dubai, Ireland, England, Colombia, Mexico, Turkey, Israel, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Poland. This international gathering of people in pursuit of a common purpose enhances the patient experience.
Our physical therapy department has grown to four full-time therapists, an office coordinator, and rehab aide. Aqua therapy continues to be held at the RCCA (Rehabilitation Center for Children and Adults) on Palm Beach Island with transportation provided. One of our physical therapists recently published an article on the rehabilitation of the limb lengthening patient in Advance, a national physical medicine publication.
We are happy to announce that x-ray radiology has now moved into the Kimmel Building!
A segment entitled Medical Miracles: Lengthening Legs Over Ten Inches was aired in over thirty cities across the country. This piece was filmed at the Paley Institute featuring two patients, one with Congenital Femoral Deficiency (PFFD) and one with Fibular Hemimelia. Many people are unaware that these types of treatments exist and that limb lengthening is even an option.
Finally, we are proud to announce that The Paley Foundation is now a public charity under 501(c)(3). We will be debuting a new website for this foundation shortly. Please contact Caroline Eaton at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in getting involved.
It has been a wonderful first year in West Palm Beach.