1Success rate is defined as primary Cobb angle less than or equal to 35 degrees and no curve progression at follow-up intervals compared to baseline following treatment with the ApiFix System. Target Population with Extender Consistent with Surgical Technique Guide; 6 month follow-up (N=20); 12-month follow-up (N=8).
2Target Population with Extender Consistent with Surgical Technique Guide; N=47
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