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Table 7 Values of the angle (in degrees) of trunk rotation (ATR). Significance tested with paired t test.

From: Conservative treatment of idiopathic scoliosis according to FITS concept: presentation of the method and preliminary, short term radiological and clinical results based on SOSORT and SRS criteria

Subgroup N Level of ATR measure Before therapy After therapy P
    Mean ± SD Range Mean ± SD Range  
A1 52 Th 3.3 ± 2.9 0-12 2.7 ± 2.1 0-9 0.0006
  52 ThL/L 6.1 ± 3.4 0-13 3.9 ± 2.9 0-10 < 0.0001
A2 26 Th 5.5 ± 2.4 0-11 3.8 ± 2.5 0-10 < 0.0001
  26 ThL/L 4.0 ± 3.1 0-12 3.4 ± 2.5 0-9 0.21
B1 5 Th 6.4 ± 4.6 2-14 4.8 ± 5.0 0-12 0.09
  5 ThL/L 6.4 ± 5.5 0-10 5.2 ± 5.1 0-9 0.41
B2 32 Th 7.9 ± 4.4 2-19 6.2 ± 3.7 0-15 0.0013
  32 ThL/L 6.7 ± 3.7 1-14 4.6 ± 3.0 0-11 < 0.0001
  1. Significance tested with paired t test.