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Table 2 Complications in 34 cases treated with DV-LLIF or S-LLIF

From: Minimally invasive lateral lumbar interbody fusion with direct psoas visualization

Complication data DV-LLIFn = 19 S-LLIFn = 15 P value
Patients with any complication, n (%) 15 (79) 12 (80) 0.64a
Complications per patient, median (IQR) 1.0 (0.5–1.5) 1.0 (1.0–2.0) 0.25b
Severity, n    
 Mild 19 11  
 Moderate 9 5  
 Severe 1 4 0.10a,c
  1. aFisher's exact test; bMann-Whitney U test; cP value calculated for severe complications. IQR interquartile range.