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Table 5 Pre- to post-operative change in measures and scores

From: The role of iatrogenic foraminal stenosis from lordotic correction in the development of C5 palsy after posterior laminectomy and fusion

Variable No palsy C5 Palsy p value
Neck Disability Index 4.05 ± 10.03 −2.45 ± 8.8 0.07
Maximum VAS arm 1 ± 2.75 −1.71 ± 2.93 0.06
Ishihara Index −8.74 ± 25.2 1.09 ± 13.4 0.17
Cervical Spine Angle 0.24 ± 10.11 0.02 ± 13.93 0.96
Segmental lordosis −1.73 ± 4.13 0.44 ± 5.74 0.30
JOA −2.38 ± 1.41 −2.33 ± 0.5 0.92
SF-12 M −4.24 ± 12.82 −2.16 ± 4.03 0.50
SF-12P −5.8 ± 8.92 −3.31 ± 11.05 0.53
VAS neck 0.75 ± 3.89 0.88 ± 2.23 0.92
  1. JOA Japanese Orthopaedic Association score, SF-12 M short form-12 Mental score, SF-12P short form-12 Physical score, VAS neck visual analog pain score for neck