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Table 1 Patient characteristics and preoperative and postoperative thoracic Cobb angle and pulmonary function tests

From: Pulmonary function after less invasive anterior instrumentation and fusion for idiopathic thoracic scoliosis

      Preoperative    Postoperative   
Patient no. Age Sex Length Number of fused levels Cobb Th FEV1 FEV1%VC TLC Cobb Th FEV1 FEV1%VC TLC
1 17 F 168 7 50 3.13 97.4 4.94 15 3.45 84.35 5.49
2 19 F 165,5 7 53 2.45 78.6 5.3 20 2.54 78.84 5.3
3 22 F 162,5 7 49 2.32 78.8 4.97 31 3.12 89.8 5.21
4 16 F 169,5 5 55 2.83 85.7 3.83 15 3.19 90.37 5.56
5 14 F 161 5 44 2.92 84.5 4.03 31 3.18 89.7 4.95
6 15 M 172 6 63 3.61 91.80 5.53 51 4.35 85.96 6.98
7 22 F 165 6 47 3.27 95.3 4.95 25 3.07 96.60 5.03
8 16 F 157 7 64 2.87 82.3 4.10 27 3.13 89.11 4.84
9 14 F 158 5 53 2.75 91.1 4.29 22 3.17 95.4 4.90
10 18 F 171 5 50 3.33 96.21 5.25 26 3.61 97.29 5.36
11 14 F 153 6 56 2.76 93.2 4.01 24 3.02 95.1 4.64
12 14 F 179 7 54 2.54 75.2 5.89 24 2.66 76.77 6.22
13 23 M 167 4 50 3.23 96.00 4.56 31 3.89 97.01 4.98
14 14 F 149,5 5 56 1.73 87.2 3.75 34 2.06 92.18 4.01
15 16 F 166 6 49 3.08 86.6 4.94 27 3.25 87.63 5.24
16 12 F 153 6 63 2.18 86.90 3.88 41 2.44 86.20 4.50
17 15 F 168,5 6 56 2.86 92.40 4.86 31 3.33 96.3 5.25
18 17 F 166,5 5 52 2.85 95.90 4.71 25 3.37 96.40 5.23
19 14 F 161 6 48 2.83 91.12 4.50 25 3.06 90.90 5.23
20 15 F 154,5 6 44 2.64 105.60 4.01 24 2.94 94.60 4.51
  1. Age in years.
  2. Sex F female, M male.
  3. Length in centimeters.
  4. Cobb Th Cobb angle of main thoracic curve in degrees.
  5. FEV1 in liter (L).
  6. FEV1%VC in %.
  7. TLC in liter (L).