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Table 1 Overview of patient characteristics

From: Health-related quality of life in early-onset-scoliosis patients treated with growth-friendly implants is influenced by etiology, complication rate and ambulatory ability

VariableValue
Number of patients56
 Female24
 Male32
Diagnosis
 Neuromuscular31
 Congenital13
 Syndromic10
 Idiopathic2
Type of implant
 VEPTR27
 MAGEC29
Therapy
 Average age at time of implantation in years (range)5.6 (0.9–13.1)
 Average age at time of questionnaire in years (range)9.2 (4.9–17.1)
 Number of lengthenings at time of questionnaire (range)9.9 (2–25)