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Table 1 General characteristics of patients

From: The effects of cages implantation on surgical and adjacent segmental intervertebral foramina

  Group A Group B Group C P value
No. patients 13 37 11  
Age (years) 52.000±10.384 51.108±10.244 51.818±10.962 0.956
Gender (male/female) 10/3 27/10 6/5 0.431
Surgical segment     
 C3/4 4 5 2 0.424
 C4/5 0 6 4
 C5/6 9 26 5
Intervertebral space height (mm)     
Hm 7.068±1.198 6.881±1.121 7.296±1.237 0.564
H0 6.613±1.901 6.625±1.324 7.593±1.401 0.151
P0 value (Hm vs H0)     0.167
  1. Hm mean intervertebral disk space height of the adjacent upper and lower segments before the operation, H0 preoperative surgical intervertebral disk space height