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Table 1 The epidemiological and clinical characteristics of 21 pediatric deformity patients

From: Safety and efficacy of posterior vertebral column resection in complex pediatric deformities

  Age Sex Pathology Preop Cobb/Kyph* Postop Cobb/Kyph* 2 y post op Cobb/Kyph* Bl. loss* Apex M* Op. time* Self-image domain (1–5) FU* Complication
1 10 M Congenital scoliosis 45 9 10 400 D12–L1 No 200 3.2–4.2 24 No
2 5 M Postlaminectomy kyphoscoliosis 74/93 9/29 10/31 500 D5–6 No 240 1.6–4.2 24 Chest tube
3 12 M Congenital scoliosis 33 9 9 600 L2–3 No 200 3.2–4.4 30 No
4 14 F Congenital scoliosis 67 7 7 350 L1–2 No 200 2.8–3.8 24 No
5 17 M Congenital kyphoscoliosis 70/66 28/23 30/24 4000 D8 No 390 3–3.6 30 Unilateral flail foot (Grade D ASIA scale), Chest tube
6 14 F Congenital kyphoscoliosis 140/100 62/33 65/35 4200 D7 No 440 1.6–3 26 UMN Paraplegia (Grade A ASIA scale), Chest tube
7 18 M Congenital kyphoscoliosis 80/73 31/27 33/29 3200 D11 No 400 1.8–4.4 36 Chest tube
8 11 F Congenital kyphoscoliosis 88/60 40/23 40/25 4000 D2 No 410 2–3 24 UMN Paraplegia (Grade A ASIA scale), Chest tube
9 18 F AIS 97 29 30 3200 D11 Yes 350 3–4 24 Chest tube
10 18 F AIS 70 27 28 3100 D9 Yes 360 2.8–3.8 25 Chest tube
11 17 F Neuromuscular scoliosis (tethered cord) 90 28 30 3000 D6 Yes 300 2.2–3.8 26 Chest tube
12 16 F AIS 105 35 37 3000 D9 Yes 360 2.2–4 25 Chest tube
13 17 F Congenital kyphoscoliosis 94/64 44/20 45/20 3500 D7 Yes 400 2–4 28 Chest tube
14 16 M Congenital kyphoscoliosis 74/63 27/23 28/23 3600 D6 Yes 390 1.8–4.4 31 Chest tube
15 15 F Neuromuscular scoliosis (Chiari type 1) 112 40 43 3700 D7 Yes 380 2–4.4 26 Chest tube
16 17 F AIS 90 32 34 2900 D9 Yes 375 2.4–4.2 25 Chest tube
17 19 M AIS 96 38 40 3000 D8 Yes 425 2.2–3.8 24 Chest tube
18 19 F Congenital scoliosis 49 7 7 700 D4–5 Yes 180 3–4 26 No
19 14 F Neuromuscular scoliosis (congenital myopathy) 101 35 37 5500 D12 Yes 430 1.6–3.8 25 Respiratory, infectious, Chest tube
20 19 F AIS 76 28 29 3200 D7–8 Yes 350 2–4.2 24 Chest tube
21 14 F AIS 90 40 43 3500 D8 Yes 340 2–3.8 26 Chest tube
  1. *Preop Cobb/Kyph, preoperative Cobb/Kyphosis; postop Cobb/Kyph, postoperative Cobb/Kyphosis; 2y postop Cobb/Kyph, 2 years postoperative Cobb/Kyphosis; Bl.loss, mean estimated blood loss; M, neuromonitoring; Op.time, mean operative time in minutes; FU, follow-up in months