A 17-year-old girl has become the youngest girl in the UK to have a pioneering treatment, which is set to add 6cms to one of her legs using magnets hidden in the bone.
Sophie Lewis, from Grimsby, had a rod remote controlled by magnets implanted into her leg bone during a four hour operation by specialist orthopaedic surgeons at The Children’s Hospital, Sheffield.
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