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Table 2 Demographic and radiographic data for the idiopathic scoliosis group (n = 13)

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) 12.1 ± 1.3
Risser grade (0:1:2:3) 3:2:4:4
Lenke classification (no. of patients) Type 1, 3; Type 2, 7; Type 5, 3
Configuration of main and compensatory curves  
Main curve  
Apical vertebra (no. of patients) T8, 3; T9, 5; T10, 2; T12, 2; L1, 1
Cobb angle (°) in the standing position 64.2 ± 16.1
Cobb angle (°) in the supine bending position 31.5 ± 8.8
Flexibility index (%) 49.5 ± 13.3
Hounsfield unit (HU) 220.1 ± 25.2
Compensatory curve  
Apical vertebra (no. of patients) T3, 1; T6, 1; T7, 1; L2, 2; L3, 5; L4, 3
Cobb angle (°) in the standing position 36.8 ± 13.3
Cobb angle (°) in the supine bending position 4.5 ± 10.8
Flexibility index (%) 93.0 ± 37.6
Hounsfield unit (HU) 209.5 ± 23.5
  1. Values are expressed as means ± standard deviations
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