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Table 1 Summary of the four included papers

From: Network meta-analysis of short-term effects of different strategies in the conservative treatment of AIS

Study Time (w) N Sex (f) Age (y) Inclusion criteria (Cobb’s) SSE brace
Schreiber [10] (randomized control) 24     Age (10–18) Schroth  
Cob (10˚–45˚) 1/d
 1 Brace-SSE   25 23 13.5    
 2 Brace   25 23 13.3    
Zheng [11] (randomized control) 24     Age (10–17) SEAS TLSO
Cob (10˚–40˚) 1/d
 3 SSE   29 22 12.4    
 2 Brace   24 19 12.3    
Gao [9] (randomized control) 24     Age (10–1 year postmenstruation) SEAS TLSO
Cob (25˚–40˚) 1/d
 1 Brace-SS   23 18 12.2    
 2 Brace   22 18 12.1    
Sayyad [12] (cohort) 12     Age (6–16) 1/d Milwaukee
Cob (15˚–45˚)
 1 Brace-SSE   8 4 12.1    
 3 SSE   10 6 11.8