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Table 6 Summary of radiographic and clinical results reported in the three studies by Danielsson and Nachemson.

From: Why do we treat adolescent idiopathic scoliosis? What we want to obtain and to avoid for our patients. SOSORT 2005 Consensus paper

Treatment

 

Surgery

Brace

Controls

Years follow-up

 

23.3

22.3

 

Population

 

146

116

100

Scoliosis

Start

61.8

33.2

 
 

End of treatment

33.1

29.7

 
 

Change from start

-53.6%

-89.5%

 
 

Today

36.5

37.6

 
 

Change from start

-59.1%

12%

 
 

Change from end

9%

21%

 

Kyphosis

Today

24.5

30.8

38.5

Lordosis

Today

33.3

44.8

43.9

Hump

Measuring device

Bunnell

Bunnell

 
 

Today

11.4

10.3