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Table 2 Comparison of ROM at each intervertebral level between the current study and Shim et al.’s study

From: Biomechanical analysis of a novel height-adjustable nano-hydroxyapatite/polyamide-66 vertebral body: a finite element study

Intervertebral levelROM (degrees)
FlexionExtensionLeft bendingRight bendingLeft rotationRight rotation
CurrentShimCurrentShimCurrentShimCurrentShimCurrentShimCurrentShim
L2–35.4944.7 (1)3.9463.6 (0.5)3.2023.3 (0.3)3.3743.3 (0.3)4.5324.1 (1.1)4.3944.1 (1.1)
L3–43.5924.2 (0.8)2.4922.9 (0.5)4.03373.5 (1)4.29733.5 (1)2.7962.8 (0.6)2.71012.8 (0.6)
L4–55.9075.4 (0.9)3.1343.8 (1)3.8044.4 (1.1)3.4374.4 (1.1)3.7123.8 (1)3.9303.8 (1)
  1. ROM range of motion
  2. The number in the parentheses represents the standard errors