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Table 1 Mean, Standard Deviation (SD) of kyphosis in terms of Cobb degree, ALFA and APOS angle at baseline (t1) and at the end of treatment (t5)

From: Conservative treatment in Scheuermann’s kyphosis: comparison between lateral curve and variation of the vertebral geometry

Condition Time Mean sd Differ ence T5-T1 mean (SD) P value (Paired T test)
Cobb t1 57.8 6.0 −16.4 (4.5) <0.01
t5 41.3 5.6
ALFA ant t1 14.0 2.2 −6.4 (1.4) <0.01
t5 7.6 2.4
APOS t1 4.6 1.7 −2.7 (1.2) <0.01
t5 1.9 1.0