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Table 2 The comparison of VAS scores between pre-operation and final follow-up in 238 osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures patients

From: Surgical options for symptomatic old osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: a retrospective study of 238 cases

Time Grade I
(N = 86)
Grade II
(N = 60)
Grade III
(N = 44)
Grade IV
(N = 30)
Grade V
(N = 18)
Preoperation 8.00 ± 0.69 8.05 ± 0.75 8.14 ± 0.82 8.00 ± 0.74 8.11 ± 0.76
Postoperation 12 m 2.20 ± 0.61a 2.11 ± 0.54a 2.21 ± 0.60a 2.20 ± 0.58a 2.16 ± 0.84a
Final follow-up 2.12 ± 0.74a 2.03 ± 0.78a 2.16 ± 0.78a 2.20 ± 0.76a 2.11 ± 0.90a
  1. VAS visual analog score
  2. aCompared with preoperative VAS, P < 0.05