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Table 3 The evaluation of pain and dysfunction

From: Posterior-only vs. combined posterior-anterior approaches in treating lumbar and lumbosacral spinal tuberculosis: a retrospective study with minimum 7-year follow-up

 Group A (N = 42)Group B (N = 40)P value
VAS   
 Pre7.1 ± 0.87.1 ± 0.70.978
 TMP2.5 ± 0.52.6 ± 0.50.796
 FFU0.9 ± 0.40.9 ± 0.60.798
JOA   
 Pre12.8 ± 3.413.2 ± 4.10.864
 TMP17.5 ± 4.717.9 ± 4.30.642
 FFU25.1 ± 2.625.6 ± 3.20.686
ODI   
 Pre39.2 ± 6.338.6 ± 8.80.732
 TMP18.3 ± 4.617.8 ± 6.40.813
 FFU7.2 ± 1.27.4 ± 2.40.694
Kirkaldy-Willis criteria   
 Excellent3229 
 Good1011 
 Fair00 
 Poor00 
  1. Pre preoperative, TMP 3 months postoperative, FFU final follow-up