字幕表 動画を再生する 英語字幕をプリント He's a good looking guy but has always wanted to be taller. Now he's getting his chance, thanks to groundbreaking limb lengthening surgery. And we were there as he was rolled into the O. R. This going is making a special trip to Las Vegas with his wife. He's not hoping to strike it rich. He's here to get taller. If I could be Dollar, I want a dollar. Ryan Wade is five feet seven inches tall. He's come to orthopedic surgeon Dr Kevin de Beep Arshad for a groundbreaking limb lengthening procedure. After we giving you that additional height, you'd probably sitting very close to 5 11 through. The procedure involves implanting a steel device into the upper bone on both legs. We used a remote control to slowly separate the bone. This is the remote control. The remote control signals the device to pull the bones apart one millimeter at a time. I think that's pretty cool. The body makes new bone to fill in the gap, so I push this button and then what happened? Once you push the button, then that's when you start growing the cost a whopping $75,000. I've got another 70 years left on this planet, and I want to enjoy it to the full extent. And this is something, since I've been 14 that I've always wanted to do $75,000 towards getting tall and pick and getting taller all the way. The 32 year old is also tired of wearing shoe implants. The procedure will add three inches to Ryan's height. A huge difference. Yeah, yeah, it's gonna be pretty close to right being taller than my wife is going to be. It'll be a treat at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center. Theresa is confident. I think he'll do great on his way to the O. R. Ryan gets a good luck kiss. I am super excited. The doctor begins by taking precise measurements of Ryan's legs. Next, he drills into the bone, then surgically breaks the bone. He creates a channel in the thigh bone. For the implant, you could see it kind of going right down the center of the bone. The implanted devices secure with screws that air drilled in above and below the break in the bone. He repeats the procedure on Ryan's other leg. Finally, the remote is tested to ensure the bone is separating. Suck cess worked After three hours, Ryan is wheeled out of the O. R. Dr De Beep Arshad has good news, So everything went very well and that me now three months of grueling physical therapy begins. Ryan's muscles need to be stretched as his bones grow hard. Work news The most painful thing that I've ever gone through in my life. David Wilson of Los Angeles had the same procedure last year. He was 57 and was stretched two inches to 59 As my legs got longer, I needed to extend my seat back further so I could have this adjustment room right here. It was kind of cool. And he has encouraging words for Ryan. You're gonna get back to normal pretty darn quick with this type of device. In this technology, it's a it's amazing. Just 24 hours after surgery, Ryan is taking his very first steps, feels he's on his way to a walking tall. The procedure does not come cheap. The cost a whopping $75,000.