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Table 5 Comparison of pain assessment and function evaluation among the three groups

From: A comparison of three different surgery approaches and methods for neurologically intact thoracolumbar fractures: a retrospective study

Clinical parameters COPSF group PPSF group POPSF group
VAS
 Preoperative 6.8±1.3 6.7±0.9 7.0±1.1
 7 days post 3.3±1.1 2.2±0.8a 2.7±0.8b,c
 Last follow-up 1.3±0.5 0.7±0.5a 0.8±0.6b
ODI
 Preoperative 90.6±3.1 90.3±2.5 90.9±2.6
 Last follow-up 6.2±2.2 3.2±2.1a 4.1±1.9b
  1. Using one-way ANOVA
  2. VAS visual analogue scale, ODI Oswestry disability index
  3. aSignificant difference between the PPSF and the COPSF groups
  4. bSignificant difference between the POPSF and the COPSF groups
  5. cSignificant difference between the POPSF and the PPSF groups