Posterior-anterior and lateral radiographs of a rat during the tethering period, at immediate postop, at 4 and 8 weeks. Progressive scoliosis and kyphosis are induced. Note the translation of the apical vertebra from the midline and rotation of the apical vertebral body.
Sánchez Márquez et al. Scoliosis 2012 7:20 doi:10.1186/1748-7161-7-20