Sublaminar wiring

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

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Abstract

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
Volume6
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • 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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Yngve, D. A., Burke, S. W., Price, C. T., & Riddick, M. F. (1986). Sublaminar wiring. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 6(5), 605-608. https://doi.org/10.1097/01241398-198609000-00015