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Research Article

Superior Facet Joint Violations during Single Level Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: A Preliminary Retrospective Clinical Study

Table 3

Radiological and functional comparison between two groups.

Group AGroup B

AIDH (cm)
 Preoperation0.92 ± 0.280.92 ± 0.250.987
 Final follow-up1.10 ± 0.231.12 ± 0.190.797
Lumbar Cobb angle
 Preoperation30.69 ± 11.6033.32 ± 13.140.446
  Final follow-up31.79 ± 12.5435.30 ± 9.220.269
Surgical Cobb angle
 Preoperation14.13 ± 6.4114.29 ± 6.630.931
  Final follow-up13.84 ± 5.7615.05 ± 4.660.422
Low back VAS
 Preoperation5.94 ± 1.036.23 ± 1.070.325
 2-week postoperation3.13 ± 0.563.23 ± 0.430.494
 Final follow-up1.48 ± 0.512.32 ± 0.72<0.001
Leg VAS
 Preoperation6.71 ± 1.016.86 ± 0.890.568
 2-week postoperation2.77 ± 0.622.86 ± 0.710.627
 Final follow-up1.45 ± 0.511.50 ± 0.510.734
ODI
 Preoperation61.26 ± 11.1757.73 ± 12.740.290
  Final follow-up15.06 ± 3.9219.05 ± 5.300.003
ASAIDH (cm)
 3-day postoperation1.07 ± 0.221.05 ± 0.230.730
 Final follow-up0.92 ± 0.230.91 ± 0.240.872
ASIDCA (°)
 3-day postoperation7.07 ± 2.307.11 ± 2.780.955
 Final follow-up7.91 ± 2.638.76 ± 2.500.238

AIDH: average intervertebral disc height; VAS: visual analogue scale; ODI: Oswestry disability index; ASAIDH: adjacent superior average intervertebral disc height; ASIDCA: adjacent superior intervertebral disc Cobb angle. represents significant differences between the first observation point and the second or third observation point; represents significant differences between the second observation point and the third observation point.