Reviewer’s comment on “The ‘X-Factor’ Index: a new parameter for the assessment of the adolescent idiopathic scoliosis correction” by Yuqing Sun et al. (ESJO-D-09-00493 R1)

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According to Luk et al. [1] the fulcrum bending radiograph can predict the magnitude of correction of idiopathic scoliosis. The fulcrum bending is a measure of the intrinsic properties of the scoliotic spine like fixed bony deformity of vertebrae, as well as flexibility of discs, thoracic cage, muscles, and ligaments. Correction depends on extrinsic factors… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00586-010-1540-5

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@article{Krismer2010ReviewersCO, title={Reviewer’s comment on “The ‘X-Factor’ Index: a new parameter for the assessment of the adolescent idiopathic scoliosis correction” by Yuqing Sun et al. (ESJO-D-09-00493 R1)}, author={Martin Krismer}, journal={European Spine Journal}, year={2010}, volume={20}, pages={151-152} }