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Table 4 A table demonstrating the mean value (and standard deviation) of the parameters measured in the main thoracic pattern for the pre-operative and post-operative scoliotic group with the significance of the change also shown

From: The effects of scoliosis and subsequent surgery on the shape of the torso

  Pre-operative Post-operative Significance
Curve size (°) 38.5 (13.6) 5.1 (14.6) < 0.001
ShDiffHt (mm) −6.1 (13.5) −14.3 (13.8) < 0.001
AxDiffHt (mm) 34.1 (16.1) 4.8 (13.8) < 0.001
WaistDiffHt (mm) −38.8 (28.6) 1.9 (20.8) < 0.001
AxDiffOff (mm) 37.9 (18.5) 6.6 (15.6) < 0.001
WaistDiffOff (mm) 16.3 (28.2) −2.9 (21.3) < 0.001