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Table 1 Correction are achieved among patients in this series. Values are presented as mean±SD (range). Significant P values are indicated in italic

From: Posterior hemivertebra resection and short-segment fusion with lateral mass screws in congenital scoliosis: a novel strategy for the resource-limited setting

  Pre-operative Post-operative P value (pre-op to post-op) Correction rate (%) Latest follow-up P value (post-op to latest follow-up)
Main curve (°) 42.5 ± 10.1 (18–72) 8.5 ± 7.2 (3–39) 0.001 75 10.7 ± 7.5 (2–35) 0.1
Compensatory cranial curve (°) 16.2 ± 10.7 (3–35) 4.1 ± 2.9 (1–16) <0.001 68 5.1 ± 4.4 (2–16) 0.06
Compensatory caudal curve (°) 19.3 ± 12.4 (5–75) 6.2 ± 6.1 (5–34) <0.001 65 6.7 ± 6.4 (3–35) 0.5
Segmental kyphosis (difference from normative values) 19.l ± 8.6 (4–36) 8.8 ± 5.1 (−2–19) 0.002 69 6 ± 7.1 (−4–23) 0.08