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Table 1 Patient data at initial visit (measurements in the three planes computed using the 3D reconstruction of the spine)

From: 3D correction of AIS in braces designed using CAD/CAM and FEM: a randomized controlled trial

  Test group N = 25 Difference between groups CtrlBrace N = 23
Mean SD N Paired t testa Mean SD N
Coronal plane T Cobb angle 33° 23 p = 0.06 29° 20
L Cobb angle 28° 21 p = 0.14 25° 10° 17
Transverse plane T apical axial rotation 23 p = 0.41 20
L apical axial rotation 21 p = 0.60 17
T plane of maximum curvature (angle with respect to the sagittal plane) 68° 17° 23 p = 0.28 63° 23° 20
L plane of maximum curvature (angle with respect to the sagittal plane) 56° 19° 21 p = 0.66 57° 26° 17
Sagittal plane T4–T12 kyphosis 25° 15° 25 p = 0.91 25° 12° 23
L1–S1 lordosis 66° 25 p = 0.91 66° 11° 23
  1. aStatistically significantly different for p < 0.05