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30 July 2020: Clinical Research

Fiber Type-Specific Morphological and Cellular Changes of Paraspinal Muscles in Patients with Severe Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Xiexiang Shao 1ABCEF* , Jian Chen 1ABCF* , Jingfan Yang 1ADFG* , Wenyuan Sui 1BDFG , Yaolong Deng 1BCEF , Zifang Huang 2BCE , Ping Hu 3ACEG* , Junlin Yang 1ABCDEG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.924415

Med Sci Monit 2020; 26:e924415

Table 1 Demographic data of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) and control groups.

AISControlP value
 Female10 (83.3)5 (83.3)0.755
 Male2 (16.7)1 (16.7)
Age at surgery, y14.8±4.013.2±3.10.486
Age at scoliosis initiation, y12.1±1.7N/A
Side of main thoracic curve, left/right0/12N/A
Height, cm161.1±8.4159.5±8.00.707
Weight, kg48.0±7.849.5±5.20.678
BMI, kg/m18.4±1.819.5±1.50.239
Quantitative data are described as mean±standard deviation, and qualitative data are expressed as n (%). N/A – not applicable.

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