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Table 4 Inconsistency Factors for each outcome

From: Effectiveness and safety of surgical interventions for treating adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a Bayesian meta-analysis

Outcome Cycle Median (95% CrI)
Change of Cobb angle ASR + PSF; PSF; ASF −0.44 (− 9.14, 5.87)
ASR + PSF; PSF; ASF; WT 0.73 (−6.35, 11.07)
ASR + PSF; PSF; VAT+PSF −0.02 (−9.81, 10.07)
PSF; ASF; WT −0.45 (− 10.09, 6.72)
Incidence of complications PSF; ASF; VAT 0.07 (−1.54, 1.92)
PSF; ASF; VAT; VAT+PSF −0.06 (− 2.08, 1.63)
PSF; ASF; WT −0.04 (− 2.18, 1.66)
PSF; ASF; VAT+PSF 0.17 (−1.17, 2.62)
Change of absolute FEV1 ASR + PSF; PSF; ASF; VAT; VAT+PSF −0.01 (− 0.45, 0.51)
ASR + PSF; PSF; VAT; VAT+PSF 0.15 (−0.13, 0.86)
ASR + PSF; PSF; VAT+PSF −0.01 (− 0.44, 0.43)
PSF; ASF; VAT −0.00 (− 0.53, 0.47)
PSF; ASF; VAT −0.00 (− 0.53, 0.47)
PSF; ASF; VAT; WT 0.01 (− 0.42, 0.55)
PSF; ASF; VAT; WT 0.01 (−0.42, 0.55)
ASF; VAT; WT −0.09 (− 0.68, 0.20)
Change of absolute FVC ASR + PSF; PSF; VAT+PSF 0.05 (− 0.36, 0.77)
PSF; ASF; VAT; WT −0.00 (− 0.52, 0.71)
PSF; ASF; VAT; WT −0.00 (− 0.52, 0.71)
PSF; VAT; WT −0.06 (− 0.76, 0.41)
PSF; VAT; WT −0.06 (− 0.76, 0.41)
ASF; VAT; WT −0.04 (− 0.76, 0.42)
ASF; VAT; WT −0.04 (− 0.76, 0.42)
  1. ASR + PSF combined anterior release and posterior fusion with instrumentation, VAT+PSF combined video assisted anterior release and posterior fusion with instrumentation without thoracoplasty, PSF posterior fusion with instrumentation without thoracoplasty, ASF anterior fusion with instrumentation and thoracotomy without thoracoplasty, VAT video assisted anterior fusion with instrumentation without thoracoplasty, W-T any scoliosis surgery with additional thoracoplasty or multiple convex rib resections, FEV1 forced expiratory volume in 1 s, FVC forced vital capacity