Luque wires


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Luque wires

(loo′kā)
[Eduardo Roberto Luque, 20th-cent. Mexican orthopedic surgeon]
Wires used in the surgical stabilization of scoliosis. Transverse traction on each vertebra is accomplished by wrapping flexible wires around the affected vertebrae and attaching the wires to flexible rods.
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