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Table 1 Demographic and radiographic data for the neuromuscular scoliosis group (n = 12)

From: Differences in vertebral morphology around the apical vertebrae between neuromuscular scoliosis and idiopathic scoliosis in skeletally immature patients: a three-dimensional morphometric analysis

Characteristic  
Age (years) 12.9 ± 1.1
Risser grade (0:1:2:3) 9:0:2:1
Period between loss of ambulation and surgery (month) 45.0 ± 18.4
Steroid use (yes: no) 3: 9
Configuration of major curve  
Apical vertebra (no. of patients) T12, 1; L1, 4; L2, 4; L3, 3
Cobb angle (°) in the sitting position 73.0 ± 16.8
Cobb angle (°) in the supine bending position 31.8 ± 13.9
Flexibility index (%) 56.4 ± 16.1
Hounsfield unit (HU) 139.0 ± 33.3
  1. Values are expressed as means ± standard deviations
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