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1
Q

Scoliosis:

it has what type of curvature of the spine

A

lateral

2
Q

Scoliosis:

develops what pattern of breathing if thoracic scoliosis is present

A

restrictive

3
Q

Scoliosis:

what happens to Vital capacity, total lung capacity, inspiratory volume, FRC, inspiratory capacity, and ERV

A

all decrease

4
Q

Scoliosis:

what happens to FEV1/ FVC

A

nothing its normal

5
Q

Scoliosis:

what happens to CV system

A

may develop increase Pulmonary vascular resistance and pulm HTN leading to Right heart failure

6
Q

Scoliosis:

what is the most common CV abnormality?

A

MVP

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