Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is a spinal deformity which may lead to physical and mental problems and can adversely affect the patient’s satisfaction and the quality of life. The aim of this study is to evaluate the health-related quality of life in scoliosis patients who had undergone surgical therapy. Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted in two tertiary hospitals in Jakarta, Indonesia, using Scoliosis Research Society-22 (SRS-22) and Short Form (SF)-36 questionnaire. This study evaluated 80 AIS patients operated in our center over the past five years with a minimum follow-up of one year. In addition, the participant’s medical records were reviewed to collect data on gender, age, curve type, severity of scoliosis curve (Cobb Angle), the percentage of curve correction, C7 plumb line, number of operations, blood loss, and operative time.
|Journal||The Journal of Indonesian Orthopaedic & Traumatology|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|