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Table 2 Utilization rate of each correction maneuver for the preferred and minimal implant density techniques

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

Correction maneuvers Preferred technique (%) Minimal technique (%) p value
Ponte osteotomy 43 39 0.22
Concave rod rotation 74 80 0.13
Vertebral derotation technique 96 82 0.003
 Segmental vertebral derotation 54 39 0.002
 En bloc vertebral derotation 30 33 0.92
 En bloc and segmental simultaneously 7 5 0.68
Compression 59 55 0.45
Distraction 71 67 0.28
In situ rod bending 41 53 0.009
  1. Italic data is statistically significant (p>0.05)