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Table 2 Literature review of the initial correction rate

From: Efficacy of the Osaka Medical College (OMC) brace in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis following Scoliosis Research Society brace studies criteria

Author (Year) Apex Type of brace Correction rate
Watts HG et al. (1977) [26] below T10 Boston Brace 54.7%
Uden A et al. (1982) [27] below T7 Boston Brace 41.0%
   Milwaukee Brace 10.0%
Jonasson-Rajala E et al. (1984) [28] below T8 Boston Thoracic Brace 46.2%
   Boston Milwaukee Brace 29.3%
   Boston Brace 36.9%
Ohta K et al. (1988) [29] - Active Correction Brace 53.8%
Kawakami N et al. (1991) [30] - Active Correction Brace 17.6%
Asazuma T et al. (1991) [31] below T7 Under Arm Brace 23.0%*
Arai S et al. (1992) [32] - Milwaukee Brace 44.2%*
Iwaya D et al. (1997) [33] below T7 Charleston Bending Brace 75.0%
Semoto Y et al. (1999) [34] below T7 OMC Brace 35.5%
Spoonamore MJ et al. (2001) [35] - Rosenberger Brace 30.0%
D’Amato CR et al. (2004) [36] - Providence Brace 96.0%
Kuroki H et al. (2015) [current report] below T8 OMC Brace 46.8%
  1. *maximum correction rate.
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