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Table 3 Cobb angle, angle correction and angle lost

From: The efficacy of allograft bone using titanium mesh in the posterior-only surgical treatment of thoracic and thoracolumbar spinal tuberculosis

CharacteristicsDescriptive statistics
Preoperative Cobb angle (°)33.6 ± 9.3
Cobb angle before discharge (°)10.6 ± 2.6
 Angle correction (°)23.0 ± 8.9
 Correction rate (%)66.2 ± 12.2
Cobb angle at final follow-up (°)11.4 ± 3.1
 Angle lost (°)0.8 ± 0.9
 Lost rate (%)5.8 ± 5.4
T/P14.4/< 0.001a
14.0/< 0.001b
  1. apreoperative value compares with postoperative one
  2. bpreoperative value compares with final follow-up one