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Table 1 Demographic and clinical information of the patients

From: Minimally invasive far lateral debridement combined with posterior instrumentation for thoracic and lumbar tuberculosis without severe kyphosis

 Number
Total patient number23
Gender 
 Male13
 Female10
Average age (range)51 (17–71)
 Smoking history4
 Comorbidity 
 Diabetes mellitus4
 Obesity (BMI > 28)2
 Hypertension7
 Osteoporosis (T score < − 2.5)5
 Immune system disorder1*
Site 
 Thoracic3
 Thoracolumbar13
 Lumbar7
Vertebra involved 
 Two vertebrae20
 Three vertebrae3
ASIA grading 
 ASIA C2
 ASIA D5
 ASIA E16
VAS7.5(5–9)
Average CRP mg/L (range)30.6(15.1–55.8)
Average ESR mm/h (range)72.3(45–120)
  1. *One patient was diagnosed with vitiligo