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Table 2 Differences of the shape parameters of the back between the control and the therapy groups, measured after completing the orthodontic treatment (T1 – T2)

From: Spine deviations and orthodontic treatment of asymmetric malocclusions in children

  lordotic angle [°] lateral deviation [mm] pelvic torsion [°]
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
  Control Therapy P- value Control Therapy P- value Control Therapy P- value
T 1 33,5 (8,1) 33,7 (7,3) n. s. 3,1 (1,9) 2,6 (1,4) n. s. 0,4 (2,0) 0,3 (1,9) n. s.
T 2 34,9 (8,1) 34,3 (6,6) n. s. 2,9 (1,5) 2,0 (1,7) n. s. 0,5 (1,9) 0,8 (1,8) n. s.
  1. *Significant n.s. = not significant.