The Galveston technique using Luque or Cotrel-Dubousset rods

J. E. Lonstein

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The Galveston technique for pelvic fixation in long fusions to the sacrum in neuromuscular and adult scoliosis is an effective technique to help obtain a solid fusion. With careful technique and accurate rod bending, rod insertion, rod contouring, and wire tightening, excellent fixation is obtained that maximizes the fusion rate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)311-320
Number of pages10
JournalOrthopedic Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1994


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