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What are the places that rods are attached to, for treating scoliosis?

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Two options

Hooks under and over the lamina or screws in th pedicle.

In brief: Two options

Hooks under and over the lamina or screws in th pedicle.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Vertebrae

The rods are anchored to the spine usually through screws, hooks or wires.
Once they are anchored into the spine, the spine can be manipulated into a straighter pelt on by manipulating the rod, thus correcting the scoliosis. Thank you for your question.

In brief: Vertebrae

The rods are anchored to the spine usually through screws, hooks or wires.
Once they are anchored into the spine, the spine can be manipulated into a straighter pelt on by manipulating the rod, thus correcting the scoliosis. Thank you for your question.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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