Sublaminar wiring

David A. Yngve, Stephen W. Burke, Charles T. Price, Max F. Riddick

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A technique for sublaminar wiring is described. This technique emphasizes prevention of deep penetration of the wires into the spinal canal by a method of crimping the wire around the lamina. The authors have experienced a low neurologic injury rate with this technique.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)605-608
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986
Externally publishedYes


  • Scoliosis
  • Segmental spinal instrumentation
  • Spinal fusion
  • Sublaminar wiring

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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