Skip to main content

Table 4 Outcomes Based on MRI Severity

From: Outcomes of decompression for lumbar spinal canal stenosis based upon preoperative radiographic severity

Stenosis Ratio< .5 Stenosis Ratio> or = .5
Greater than 50% reduction in cross-sectional area Less than or equal to 50% reduction in cross-sectional area
Number 14 13
Satisfied 14* 7
Unsatisfied 0 6
Average
Change in NCOS
75* 49
Statistically Significant