A technique of correction and internal fixation for scoliosis.

  • J Resina, A. Alves
  • Published 1977 in
    The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British…


This report describes a technique for the correction and fusion of scoliosis with the aid of a flexible metal rod that is fixed by wires under tension to the bases of the spinous processes on the convex side of the curve at a number of points. The results in a series of 100 cases are reported. In the last seventy patients, the average correction at one… (More)