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Table 2 Pearson’s correlations between radiographic parameters of shoulder balance and other radiographic parameters

From: Postoperative shoulder imbalance in Lenke Type 1A adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and related factors

  Clavicle angle at 2 years T1 tilt angle at 2 years
  Correlation Coefficient p-value Correlation Coefficient p-value
Preop. Cobb angle of MT (°) 0.05 0.64 0.13 0.20
Flexibility of MT (%) 0.08 0.39 0.05 0.59
Correction rate of MT (%) 0.34* 0.001 0.12 0.22
Apical translation of MT (mm) −0.18 0.07 −0.09 0.35
Correction rate of apical translation of MT (%) 0.32* 0.001 0.09 0.39
Preop. Cobb angle of PT (°) 0.12 0.22 0.42* 0.001
Flexibility of PT (%) 0.06 0.55 −0.28* 0.005
Correction rate of PT (%) −0.21* 0.034 −0.32* 0.001
Preop. Cobb angle of LC (°) −0.10 0.30 −0.004 0.97
Flexibility of LC (%) −0.02 0.85 0.17 0.09
Correction rate of LC (%) 0.09 0.34 −0.13 0.20
Preop. clavicle angle (°) 0.34* 0.001 0.13 0.20
Preop. T1 tilt angle (°) 0.15 0.12 0.35* 0.001
  1. MT; main thoracic curve, PT; proximal thoracic curve, LC; lumbar curve.
  2. Asterisks indicate statistical significance.
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