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Table 5 A table demonstrating the median value (and values of quartile 1 and 3) of the parameters measured in the main thoracolumbar curve 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 (°) −28.0 (−38.0 to 32.8) 8.0 (−12.8 to 14.5) 0.148
ShDiffHt (mm) 1.5 (−0.8 to 12.5) −3.9 (−10.9 to 2.8) 0.117
AxDiffHt (mm) 19.6 (6.9 to 27.4) 10.9 (−1.9 to 19.4) 0.044
WaistDiffHt (mm) −14.1 (−18.7 to 8.4) −2.5 (−13.9 to 10.7) 0.473
AxDiffOff (mm) 22.8 (7.1 to 31.4) 17.0 (3.1 to 28.5) 0.348
WaistDiffOff (mm) −24.9 (−37.9 to 39.4) −3.0 (−16.7 to 4.1) 0.727