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Table 1 CMS

From: Magnetically controlled growing rods in the management of early onset scoliosis: a systematic review

Endpoint Mean value
Part A: Only one score to be given for each of the 7 sections
1. Study size: number of patients 2.78
2. Mean follow-up 4.70
3. Surgical approach 8.26
4. Type of study 6.52
5. Description of diagnosis 2.20
6. Descriptions of surgical technique 7.17
7. Description of postoperative rehabilitation 2.61
Part B: Scores may be given for each option in each of the 3 sections if applicable
1. Outcome criteria
Outcome measures clearly defined 1.91
Timing of outcome assessment clearly stated 2.00
Use of outcome criteria that has reported reliability 3.00
General health measure included 2.50
2. Procedure of assessing outcomes
Participants recruited 5.00
Investigator independent of surgeon 3.75
Written assessment 3.00
Completion of assessment by patients themselves with minimal investigator assistance 1.00
3. Description of subject selection process
Selection criteria reported and unbiased 4.91
Recruitment rate reported > 80% 4.80
Recruitment rate reported < 80% 0.00