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Table 5 Statistical analysis of the incidence of ASD based on MRI and clinical examination

From: Early developed ASD (adjacent segmental disease) in patients after surgical treatment of the spine due to cancer metastases

Detected ASD in clinical examination and MRI according to different types of radiological scale
Scale Oner, Rijt, and Ramos Pfirmann and Metzdorf Clinical signs
ASD N (%) 22 (11) 46 (24)* 7 (4)
  1. Results are presented as a number and percent
  2. ASD adjacent segmental disease
  3. *p < 0.05 for inter-group difference χ 2