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Table 5 Correlation between thoracoplasty and postoperative pulmonary complications

From: The role of preoperative pulmonary function tests in the surgical treatment of extremely severe scoliosis

  Pulmonary complication Total
Yes No  
Thoracoplasty 5 3 8
Non-thoracoplasty 4 48 52
Total 9 51 60
  1. χ2 = 12.319, P < 0.001, OR = 20, 95% CI = 3.45–115.97.