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Table 4 Radiographic outcomes and complications between two groups

From: Comparison between repeat anterior and posterior decompression and fusion in the treatment of two-level symptomatic adjacent segment disease after anterior cervical arthrodesis

Variables ACDF group PDF group p values
No. of patients 18 14  
Pre lordosis 8.8° ± 5.5° 10.7° ± 5.0° 0.619
Final FU lordosis 15.9° ± 11.6°* 4.9° ± 6.4°* 0.002
Pre ROM 35.4° ± 9.7° 31.5° ± 8.9° 0.252
Final FU ROM 20.3° ± 8.6°* 9.1° ± 4.5°* 0.001
Complications 16.7% 21.4% 0.540
  Dysphagia
(3, 16.7%)
C5 palsy
(2, 14.3%)
 
  - Hematoma
(1, 7.1%)
 
Recurrent ASD 2 (11.1%) 0 0.308
  1. Pre pre-operative, FU follow-up
  2. *p < 0.05, compared with the pre-operative data