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Table 1 Surgical, complication, and reoperation characteristics of study participants as reported in the Swedish Spine Registry. Complications reported by participants at 1-year follow-up; all other data reported by surgeon at time of initial surgery or reoperation. Data is shown as mean (SD) or number. n = 75 except where otherwise indicated

From: An observational study on surgically treated adult idiopathic scoliosis patients’ quality of life outcomes at 1- and 2-year follow-ups and comparison to controls

Characteristic  
Lenke classification (n = 70)
 Type 1 23
 Type 2 7
 Type 3 10
 Type 4 2
 Type 5 15
 Type 6 13
Procedure type, number of patients
 Anterior 6
 Posterior 68
 Combined 1
Levels fused, number (n = 74) 11 (3)
Fusion to sacrum, number (n = 74) 4
Intraoperative blood loss, L (n = 71) 1.5 (1.0)
Hospital stay from operation to discharge, days (n = 73) 8 (7, 10)
Complications
 Nerve root injury, dural lesion, spinal cord injury, mortality 0
 Thrombosis 1
 Pulmonary embolism 4
 Surgical site infection treated with antibiotics 2
Reoperation, number of participants with reoperation, (indication) 4 (1 implant replacement, 2 surgical site infection spine, 1 infection at bone graft harvest site)