Methylmethacrylate as an adjunct in spinal instrumentation.

@article{Herron1977MethylmethacrylateAA,
  title={Methylmethacrylate as an adjunct in spinal instrumentation.},
  author={Lindsay Herron and Edgar G. Dawson},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1977},
  volume={59 7},
  pages={866-8}
}
Sixteen patients with scoliosis were treated with Harrington-rod instrumentation supplemented by methylmethacrylate fixation at the distraction sites to reduce the possibility of dislodgement of a hook due to inferior bone stock or the patients' inability to cooperate postoperatively because of mental insufficiency or involuntary-movement disorders. Follow… CONTINUE READING