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Table 2 Individual chronological changes in PS, QOL, and neurological status

From: Surgical outcomes and risk factors for poor outcomes in patients with cervical spine metastasis: a prospective study

  n (%)
PS
 Improvement 38 (82.6)
 No change 6 (13.0)
 Deterioration 2 (4.3)
 Re-deterioration 7 (18.4)
QOL
 Improvement 41 (89.1)
 No change 3 (6.5)
 Deterioration 2 (4.3)
 Re-deterioration 8 (19.5)
Neurological status
 Improvement 21 (45.7)
 No change 22 (47.8)
 Deterioration 3 (6.5)
 Re-deterioration 7 (33.3)
  1. PS, performance status; QOL, quality of life