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Table 4 Comparison between the neurological status of patients suffered by ankylosing spondylitis before and after the operation due to spinal injury, using the Frankel neurological classification.

From: Surgical outcome after spinal fractures in patients with ankylosing spondylitis

    Postoperatively
  Frankel A D E
Preoperatively A N 3 - -
   % 15% 0% 0%
  B N - 2 -
   % 0% 10% 0%
  C N - 2 2
   % 0% 10% 10%
  D N - - 1
   % 0% 0% 5%
  E N - - 10
   % 0% 0% 50%
Wilcoxon Signed Ranks Test: p = 0,015