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Table 3 Improvement from baseline

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

Endpoints Baseline Last FU MD P
Mean kyphosis angle (°) 42.7 ± 9.5 31.8 ± 7.4 − 10.9 0.04
Overall mean Cobb angle (°) 68.2 ± 10.8 36.6 ± 8.5 − 31.6  < 0.0001
Cobb angle of patients who received MCGR as primary procedure (°) 66.0 ± 7.2 39.7 ± 4.0 − 26.3 0.01
Cobb angle of patients who received MCGR as reivision procedure (°) 45.7 ± 1.2 40.0 ± 3.5 − 5.7 0.08
Cobb angle of patients who received dual rod MCGR (°) 63.0 ± 9.9 36.0 ± 5.7 − 27.0 0.04
Cobb angle of patients who received single rod MCGR (°) 67.5 ± 0.7 41.0 ± 4.2 − 26.5 0.04
Overall T1–S1 length (mm) 183.6 ± 13.5 210.7 ± 10.8 27.1 0.0002
T1–S1 length of patients who received MCGR as primary procedure (mm) 240.0 ± 35.4 290.5 ± 24.7 50.5 0.05
T1–S1 length of patients who received MCGR as revision procedure (mm) 289.5 ± 23.3 307.0 ± 29.7 17.5 0.08
T1–S1 length of patients who received single rod MCGR (mm) 301.0 ± 8.5 334.5 ± 17.7 33.5 0.06
T1–S1 length of patients who received dual rod MCGR (mm) 299.3 ± 3.8 322.0 ± 38.2 22.7 0.3
  1. FU follow-up