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Table 2 The difference of ROM between right and left side over lateral bending and axial rotation in the unilateral group

From: Evaluation of unilateral cage-instrumented fixation for lumbar spine

Procedures ROM of lateral bending ROM of axial rotation
Lt cage-PLIF Right (°) Left (°) Right (°) Left (°)
L-I 0.35 ± 0.22 0.26 ± 0.26 0.31 ± 0.13 0.23 ± 0.2
L+F-I 0.82 ± 0.57 0.36 ± 0.15 0.60 ± 0.29 0.28 ± 0.2
L+F+D-I 1.68 ± 1.31 1.38 ± 1.49 0.85 ± 0.62 0.71 ± 0.45
L+F+D+C-I -4.65 ± 3.4 -4.47 ± 2.45 0.68 ± 0.41 0.43 ± 0.27
L+F+D+C+P-I -6.45 ± 2.4 -6.29 ± 2.17 0.23 ± 0.21 0.28 ± 0.31
  1. L: Laminectomy, F: Facetectomy, D: Discetomy, C: Interbody Cage, P: Pedicle screw
  2. Note:
  3. L-I: ROM of the specimen after laminectomy minus intact status
  4. (L+F)-I: ROM of the specimen after facectomy minus intact status
  5. (L+F+D)-I: ROM of the specimen after discectomy minus intact status
  6. (L+F+D+C)-I: ROM of the specimen after interbody cage minus intact status
  7. (L+F+D+C+P)-I: ROM of the specimen after tranpedicle screw minus intact status