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Table 1 Clinical and radiographic outcomes

From: Combined anterior lumbar interbody fusion and instrumented posterolateral fusion for degenerative lumbar scoliosis: indication and surgical outcomes

  AP#group P##group P value
Pre-op mean back VAS+ 8.2 9.0 0.54
2-year post-op mean back VAS 2.1 2.3 0.23
Pre-op mean leg VAS 5.5 6.5 0.45
2-year post-op mean leg VAS 0.9 0.5 0.22
Pre-op ODI++ score 28.8 29.1 0.15
2-year post-op ODI# score 6.4 6.2 0.45
Pre-op mean scoliotic angle(°) 41.3 38.5 0.48
2-year post-op mean scoliotic angle(°) 9.3 21.4 0.02*
Scoliosis correction(%) 78 44 0.02*
Pre-op mean lumbar lordotic angle(°) 3.1 6 0.21
2-year post–op mean lumbar lordotic angle(°) 35.7 15.8 0.009*
  1. +: VAS, Visual analog scale.
  2. ++: ODI, Oswestry Disability Index.
  3. #AP, Combined anterior and posterior approach.
  4. ##:P, Posterior approach.
  5. *:P value < 0.05.