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Table 5 Neurological status in patients before and after the surgery, and after different treatment methods

From: Oncological and functional results of the surgical treatment of vertebral metastases in patients with multiple myeloma”

Neurological Status Posterior stabilization N = 44 Combine stabilization N = 8
Preoperative Postoperative Preoperative Postoperative
Frankel A 5 (11) 3 (7) 1 (12) 0
Frankel B 5 (11) 2 (5)* 0 1 (12)
Frankel C 3 (7) 2 (5) 1 (12) 1 (12)
Frankel D 2 (5) 0 0 0
Sensory impairments 4 (9) 2 (5)* 0 0
  1. Results are presented as a number with a percentage
  2. * p < 0.05 χ2