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Table 4 Results at +- 5°

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

  Improvement >5° Stable +-5° Progression > 5°
Lyon Thoracic (thoracic) 285 cases 140 54.26% 85 32.95% 33 12.79%
Lyon Thoracic (double major) 351 cases 208 59.26% 127 36.18% 16 4.57%
Lyon Thoraco-Lumbar 279 cases 189 67.74% 76 27.24% 14 5.02%
Lyon Lumbar 450 cases 362 80.44% 84 18.66% 4 0.88%
Total 1338 cases 899 67.19% 372 27.80% 67 5.00%
  1. - Good, i.e. an improvement of more than 5° according to the initial curve
  2. - Stable, i.e. +- 5° according to the initial curve
  3. - Failure, i.e. a progression of more than 5° according to the initial curve For double major scoliosis, half the sum of the two curves is compared.