5 key notes on spinal deformity outcomes for adult scoliosis correction

By Laura Dyrda

A new study published in Spinal Deformity examined the clinical improvement for adult spinal deformity and which patients benefit most from surgical intervention.

The researchers examined 223 patients with adult spinal disorders. The researchers found:

1. The worst scores for 77 percent of the patients at baseline were the activity or pain scores. The distribution was 36 percent reporting “worst,” 19 percent “poor” and 17 percent “moderate” at baseline.


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