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Table 3 Comparison of clinical outcomes in the two study groups based on changes in pelvic tilt after spinal fusion.

From: The impact of sagittal balance on clinical results after posterior interbody fusion for patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis: A Pilot study

Group VAS Improvement rate of VAS ODI Improvement rate of ODI
  Preoperative Last FU   Preoperative Last FU  
A (n = 10) 6.85 ± 2.53 3.20 ± 2.35 53.3% 43.2 ± 19.0 23.6 ± 13.4 45.4%
B (n = 8) 6.81 ± 1.81 1.63 ± 0.52 76.1% 50.4 ± 20.8 18.9 ± 13.8 61.7%
P value* ns < 0.05 < 0.05 ns < 0.05 < 0.05
  1. * Statistical significance of value between group A and B was determined using Mann-Whitney U test.
  2. † p < 0.05; Statistical significance of value between preoperative and last follow up was determined using Wilcoxon's signed rank test.
  3. Values are presented as means ± standard deviations