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Table 2 Adjacent Segment Degeneration

From: Polymethylmethacrylate-assisted ventral discectomy: Rate of pseudarthrosis and clinical outcome with a minimum follow-up of 5 years

  ASD no ASD Age (years) Time interval (months)
Group A (n = 17) 9 (52.9%) 8 (47.1%) 54.4 ± 8.2 80.8 ± 34.9
Group B (n = 33) 26 (78.8%) 7 (21.2%) 59.8 ± 9.5 109.6 ± 43.5
p-value 0.06 0.06 0.027 0.034
  1. Patients with and without adjacent segment degeneration (ASD) dichotomized in patients with pseudarthrosis (group A) and solid arthrodesis (group B) of the operated segment.