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Table 3 Comparison of the ratio of the anterior height of the injured vertebra

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

  Experimental group Control group t/t' P
Ratio of the anterior height of the injured vertebra
 Preoperation 50.95 ± 8.31 52.18 ± 5.92 0.713 0.687
 3 days after operation 95.25 ± 4.82* 90.36 ± 2.39* 5.352 0.011*
t = 5.891, P < 0.05 t = 5.421, P < 0.05
 Last follow-up 94.93 ± 5.13* 86.94 ± 3.90* 4.472 0.021*
t = 3.702, P < 0.05 t = 4.051, P < 0.05
t = 0.681, P > 0.05 t = 3.823, P < 0.05
  1. Values are mean ± SD
  2. *Statistically significant
  3. Ratio of the anterior height of injured vertebra between 3 days after the operation and the last follow-up