Associations between Body Mass and the Outcome of Surgery for Scoliosis in Chinese Adults


BACKGROUND In this study we intended to prove that being overweight has an unfavorable impact on the surgical treatment outcome of adult idiopathic scoliosis (AdIS). METHODS This is a retrospective study on the surgical treatment of seventy-one more than 30 years old (58 females and 13 males; mean age 42.9±12.2) idiopathic scoliotic patients with a… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0021601


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