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Table 2 Comparison of operation time, intraoperative blood loss, and VAS scores in two groups

From: Effect of manual reduction and indirect decompression on thoracolumbar burst fracture: a comparison study

  Experimental group Control group t/t' P
Operation time (min) 62 ± 7.18 61 ± 6.21 0.019 1.713
Intraoperative blood loss (%) 7.1 ± 3.43 6.8 ± 3.10 0.285 0.934
VAS
 Preoperation 7.31 ± 1.51 7.02 ± 1.95 0.479 0.774
 3 days after operation 2.23 ± 0.23*
t = 5.331, P < 0.05
2.93 ± 0.42*
t = 5.832, P < 0.05
3.693 0.036*
 Last follow-up 0.21 ± 0.13*
t = 6.520, P < 0.05
1.01 ± 0.97*
t = 6.357, P < 0.05
3.511 0.025*
  1. Values are mean ± SD
  2. *Statistically significant