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Table 1 Patient demographics in the oblique and transverse groups

From: Morphological changes of contralateral intervertebral foramen induced by cage insertion orientation after unilateral transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion

  Oblique (n = 39) Transverse (n = 30) p value
Sex (male/female) 18/21 11/19 0.429
Age (years) 50.41 ± 8.34 47.40 ± 6.10 0.101
BMI (kg/m2) 22.97 ± 1.60 23.66 ± 1.39 0.067
Fusion Levels 0.851
 L3–L4 4 2  
 L4–L5 28 23  
 L5–S1 7 5  
Cage height (mm)    0.428
 10 2 4  
 11 22 16  
 12 15 10  
  1. BMI body mass index