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forces to its adjacent modules. The cumulative effect was the application of de-rotational forces to the deformed spine. For a "proof of concept" investigation, a right thoracic lordo-scoliosis was formed in lambs using an implanted cable as a tether secured on the left side between pedicle screws. After tether removal, 15 lambs with stable scoliotic curves underwent implantation of the modules at each of the segments along the abnormal curve. Animals were euthanased at skeletal maturity.doi:10.17554/j.issn.2311-5106.2019.06.308 fatcat:y5w5wspxwzgspa7grkcnwn57ru