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SRS: Scoliosis Research Society

Scoliosis Research Society

Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity

1920's

1924

Turnbuckle Cast
Lovett and Brewster described the first full-time use of turnbuckle cast for correction of Scoliosis (JBJS Am. 1924; 6:847-857) Plaster body jacket split and joined by lateral hinge and turnbuckle on concave side used perioperatively.