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Table 1 Demographic data and preoperative curve characteristics of patients

From: Significant variability in surgeons’ preferred correction maneuvers and instrumentation strategies when planning adolescent idiopathic scoliosis surgery

Patient numbers #1 #2 #3 #4 #5
Age at surgery (years) 13 14 18 18 18
Lenke type 1A 1A 1A 1B 1C
Proximal thoracic Cobb angle (°) 38 45 34 39 49
Main thoracic (MT) Cobb angle (°) 54 47 48 66 66
Lumbar Cobb angle (°) 34 35 22 50 56
MT curve flexibility (% reduction) 54 73 60 28 44
Thoracic kyphosis (T5-T12) (°) 19 15 23 9 25
Lumbar lordosis (T12-S1) (°) 48 41 58 51 44
Apical vertebral rotation (°) 19 16 23 22 19
Selected fusion levels T4-L1 T4-T12 T4-L1 T2-L2 T3-L1