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Table 5 Correlation of the area and height of the intervertebral foramen and the degree of intervertebral distraction

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

  Surgical segment Upper segment Lower segment
  Postoperation Follow-up Postoperation Follow-up Postoperation Follow-up
Area (mm2)       
R 0.432 0.372 −0.243 −0.350 −0.259 −0.396
P 0.001 0.003 0.059 0.006 0.044 0.002
Height (mm2)       
R 0.379 0.353 −0.236 −0.296 −0.262 −0.276
P 0.003 0.005 0.067 0.020 0.041 0.031
  1. R correlation coefficient, R > 0 indicates positive correlation, R < 0 indicates negative correlation