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Table 3 Characteristics of the population at the beginning of treatment with Lyon brace and at its definitive removal

From: The carbon brace

Variable Group Mean at the beginning of treatment Mean at the definitive brace removal
Age Girls 13 years 3 months 15 years 7 months
Boys 14 years 7 months 16 years
Cobb angle Double-major 35,5°/30,1° 31,4°/27,1°
Thoracic 35,5° 32,6°
Thoraco-lumbar 33,9° 31,8°
Theoretical VC Girls 3,3 l. 3,8 l.
Boys 4 l. 4,1 l.
FVC Girls 2,4 l. 2,7 l.
Boys 3,1 l. 3 l.