European Spine Journal

, Volume 20, Issue 12, pp 2286–2287 | Cite as

Selective thoracolumbar instrumentation with pedicle screws and sublaminar bands (universal clamps) in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

  • Claudio LamartinaEmail author
  • Riccardo Cecchinato
Open Operating Theatre (OOT)


Scoliosis Instrumentation Sublaminar Selective fusion 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Ortopedico GaleazziMilanItaly

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