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Table 3 Comparison of lamina and lateral mass parameters

From: Morphological study of the posterior osseous structures of subaxial cervical spine in a population from northeastern China

Parameter Level Gender Our study Alvin (2012) [ 12 ] Stemper (2008) [ 36 ] Abdullah (2009) [ 34 ] Yusof (2012) [ 37 ]
LIW C3   1.9 2.0
C4   1.1 1.7
C5   1.0 1.9
C6   1.0 2.3
C7   2.8 3.4
LOW C3 F 4.2 4.1 3.5
M 5.0 4.2
C4 F 3.6 3.6 3.1
M 4.0 3.8
C5 F 3.3 3.3 3.1
M 3.8 3.6
C6 F 3.9 3.9 3.9
M 4.6 4.3
C7 F 5.1 5.9 5.8
M 6.2 6.3
LAL C3   33.0 31.2
C4   32.5 31.5
C5   32.1 32.1
C6   31.9 30.6
C7   33.8 32.2
LTA C3   54.7 50.8
C4   55.5 51.4
C5   55.8 50.9
C6   55.2 51.1
C7   55.0 50.5
LMTD C3 F 11.4 10.0
M 13.1 11.1
C4 F 11.3 10.3
M 13.0 11.4
C5 F 11.8 11.0 11.0
M 13.7 12.4 12.9
C6 F 11.8 11.1 11.4
M 13.6 12.8 12.8
C7 F 11.8 10.3 10.5
M 13.4 11.8 11.5
LMLD C3 F 11.3
M 12.5
C4 F 11.2
M 12.3
C5 F 12.0 8.8
M 13.2 9.2
C6 F 12.6 8.6
M 13.9 10.5
C7 F 10.2 9.6
M 11.1 10.8
  1. LIW indicates lamina inner width; LOW, lamina outer width; LAL, lamina axis length; LTA, lamina transverse angle; LMTD, lateral mass transverse diameter; LMLD, lateral mass longitudinal diameter; F, female; M, male.