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Table 3 Arthrodesis, pseudarthrosis and cage-subsidence with total number and percentage

From: Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: Comparison of titanium and polyetheretherketone cages

Variable TTN (n = 44) PEEK(n = 42) p-value
Arthrodesis [n] 41 (93.18%) 37 (88.1%) 0.417
(Segment ROM < 2°)    
Pseudarthrosis 3 (6.8%) 5 (11.9%)  
(Segment ROM ≥ 2°)    
Bone Bridging 35 (79.55%) 26 (61.9%) 0.032
  Anterior 32 (72.7%) 23 (54.76%) 0.053
  Posterior 28 (63.6%) 17 (40.48%) 0.031
Cage-Subsidence 9 (20.45%) 6 (14.28%) 0.451
  Cage subsidence 3.07 ± 0.33 2.94 ± 0.64 0.601
[mm] mean ± SEM