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Table 1 Demographics of study group.

From: Surgical complications in neuromuscular scoliosis operated with posterior- only approach using pedicle screw fixation

  All patients (n) Group I (n) Group II (n)
Total no of patients 50 30 20
Cerebral Palsy 18 11 7
Duchenne muscular dystrophy 18 12 6
Spinal muscular atrophy 8 3 5
Others 6 4 2
Thoracic curves 9 6 3
Thoraco-lumbar curves 30 19 11
Lumbar curves 11 5 6
Average age (years ± SD) 18.1 ± 8.2 15.9 ± 6.5 24.5 ± 8.5
Average Follow-up (months ± SD) 24.9 ± 8.8 25.3 ± 9.1 23.6 ± 9.1
Average Cobb angle (degree ± SD) 79.3 ± 30.3 58.1 ± 15.2 109.9 ± 17.7
Average pelvic obliquity (degree ± SD) 14.6 ± 9.4 11.7 ± 8.2 18.7 ± 9.8
Average flexibility (%) 29.7 ± 14.7 36.4 ± 14.2 19.9 ± 9
  1. SD indicates standard deviation.