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Disclosured is a straightening and supporting device for the spinal column in the surgical treatment of scoliotic diseases, a device which is removed after the spinal column has healed. The device comprises a rod-shaped supporting member at least the length of the spinal column area to be treated and wires bearing on the ends of the supporting member and exerting a straightening and supporting effect on the vertebrae of the spinal column. Additionally, attachment members with loops, some of which being resilient, are arranged to the vertebrae, the wires being capable of sliding in the loops.

Title
Straightening and supporting device for the spinal column in the surgical treatment of scoliotic diseases
Application Number
5/690131
Publication Number
4078559
Application Date
May 26, 1976
Publication Date
March 14, 1978
Inventor
Erkki Einari Nissinen
Wredenkatu 3 A 15, 78100 Varkaus 10
SF
Agent
Frank J Jordan
IPC
A61F 5/01
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