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Table 1

From: Low reliability of the Risser sign in consecutive radiographs: a case series

  1 2 3 4
Age 16.1 14.8 14.4 15.9
Height (cm) 0 + 1 +1.5 0
Weight (kg) +1 0 +1.5 0
Risser 4 to 2 1 to 0 2 to 1 4 to 3
Brace Sforzesco PASB SpineCor Sforzesco
Hours/day 23 12 20 16
Bracing months 4 6 4 22
Months between x-rays 7 6 6 14
In brace x-ray No No Yes No
Change of x-ray machine No No Yes Yes
°Cobb -23 -4 -7 +4
Change of rotation of the pelvis ++ + ? +
C7+L3 distance (cm) -3 0 +0.5 -0.5
ATR (°) -8 -3 -3 +3