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Table 3 Comparison of surgical outcomes between two groups

From: Selective thoracolumbar/lumbar fusion for Syringomyelia-associated scoliosis: a case-control study with Lenke 5C adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

  Syringomyelia group AIS group P
No. of levels fused 7.6 ± 1.4 6.5 ± 1.2 < 0.01*
LIV (L3/L4) 6/8 13/17 0.98
Postoperative TL/L –Cobb (°) 8.3 ± 5.3 6.9 ± 4.2 0.09
Postoperative TL/L-AVT (mm) 13.5 ± 7.7 12.9 ± 8.4 0.52
TL/L-correction rate (%) 82.2 ± 7.8 82.5 ± 10.6 0.47
TL/L -correction loss (°) 4.4 ± 3.7 3.9 ± 4.6 0.76
Postoperative T-Cobb (°) 11.9 ± 5.8 13.2 ± 6.7 0.21
Postoperative T-AVT (mm) 13.7 ± 7.2 15.4 ± 8.6 0.51
T-correction rate (%) 50.1 ± 16.5 48.5 ± 26.9 0.29
T-correction loss (°) 3.4 ± 6.3 2.7 ± 4.3 0.43
Postoperative TS (mm) 18.6 ± 20.4 18.3 ± 15.1 0.85
Postoperative TK (°) 24.1 ± 9.7 23.6 ± 8.5 0.44
Postoperative LL (°) 54.9 ± 10.8 53.6 ± 12.1 0.63
Postoperative SVA (mm) 18.4 ± 17.3 20.2 ± 16.8 0.23
Follow-up period (month) 47.6 ± 12.7 46.3 ± 13.8 0.42
  1. * means statistically significant difference between two groups (P < 0.05)