Journal of Healthcare Engineering / 2019 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Biomechanical Analysis of a Growing Rod with Sliding Pedicle Screw System for Early-Onset Scoliosis

Figure 1

(a) Unilateral components of GRSPSS system including fixed screws in the apex and sliding screws in both ends. (b) Sliding pedicle screw (left) showing vertical gap, which allows for motion of the rod through the screw after it is fully tightened. Typical fixed pedicle screw (right).

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