Segmental spinal instrumentation: a historic review and current concepts

M. G. Neuwirth

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Current methods of segmental fixation used to treat nonidiopathic scoliosis are reviewed in terms of their applicability to the treatment of idiopathic scoliosis. L-rod instrumentation, Harrington rod and segmental wires, and Wisconsin segmental instrumentation are the three techniques discussed. Each is illustrated with a case report.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-55
Number of pages7
JournalBulletin of the Hospital for Joint Disease (2013)
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1983
Externally publishedYes


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