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Table 2 The changes of ESR VAS, CRP, ODI, and Cobb’s angle after surgery

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

 Pre-op2 weeks post-opLast follow-upp1p2
ESR64.5 ± 24.447.3 ± 18.313.1 ± 3.7< 0.05< 0.05
VAS7.6 ± 0.95 ± 1.11.5 ± 0.7< 0.05< 0.05
CRP23.2 ± 11.712.9 ± 7.34.3 ± 1.7< 0.05< 0.05
ODI74.2 ± 6.7 26.5 ± 6.8 < 0.05
Cobbs23.2 ± 5.5°13.2 ± 5.3°13.4 ± 5.6°< 0.050.33
  1. p1 the comparison between pre-op and 2-week post-op, p2 the comparison between 2-week post-op and last follow-up