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Table 2 Angular results in Cobb's degree and percentage of reduction compared to the initial angulation

From: "Brace Technology" Thematic Series - The Lyon approach to the conservative treatment of scoliosis

1338 cases Cobb initial Cobb plaster Cobb Brace Cobb weaning 2 years after
Lyon Thoracic 33.28 (+-8) 10.98 (+-8.53) 15.09 (+-9.16) 27.52 (+-10.62) 29.29 (+11.65)
(thoracic)   67%    12%
285 cases      
Lyon Thoracic 31.45(+-8.88) 12.39(+-8.25) 15.78(+-9.17) 27.15(+-10.52) 27.92(+-10.68)
(double major) 28.81(+-8.14) 9.27(+-7.40) 11.66(+-6.81) 22.16(+-8.60) 21.70(+-8.69)
351 cases   61%/68%    10%/25%
Lyon Thoraco 28.54(+-6.98) 5.65(+-6.62) 9.41(+-7.76) 20.64(+-8.99) 21.81(+-9.68)
Lumbar   80%    24%
279 cases      
Lyon Lumbar 27.97(+-6.33) 6.07(+-5.79) 7.24(+-6.50) 17.45(+-7.66) 17.92(+-7.83)
450 cases   78%    36%
  1. All the cases of scoliosis are grouped according to the type of Lyon Brace applied. The results are expressed in Cobb angle and in percentage of reduction according to the initial angulation.