- Luque instrumentation involves sublaminar wiring connected to rods;
- for most part, this has been abandoned for idiopathic scoliosis because of the potential morbidity that is associated w/ introduction of
Luque rod instrumentation in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. A comparative study with Harrington instrumentation.
Factors influencing the penetration of wires into the neural canal during segmental wiring.
Management of neuromuscular spinal deformities with Luque segmental instrumentation.
Spinal fusion augmented by luque-rod segmental instrumentation for neuromuscular scoliosis.
Segmental spinal instrumentation with sublaminar wires. A critical appraisal.
Removal of sublaminar wires after spinal fusion.
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
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