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Table 5 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

  Cobb initial Cobb plaster Cobb Brace Cobb weaning 2 years after
Total cases 1338 cases 28.51 (+-7.14) 8.09 (+-7.16) 72% 10.75 (+-7.69) 21.27 (+-9.09) 21.80 (+9.48) 24%
Group Risser 0 174 cases 27.23(+-6.46) 5.24(+-6.65) 81% 8.85(+-6.88) 21.85(+-8.98) 22.31(+-10.22) 18%
  1. Group of 174 subjects with juvenile scoliosis in which treatments were initialized at Risser 0. Comparions made with the global statistics.