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Table 1 ROM in individual specimen in the rectangular cage group. The ROM in degrees in intact specimen, following fixation with the rectangular cage, and following additional posterior translaminar screw fixation.

From: Biomechanical evaluation of immediate stability with rectangular versus cylindrical interbody cages in stabilization of the lumbar spine

  Intact Following cage insertion Following additional translaminar screw fixation
  FE LAT ROT FE LAT ROT FE LAT ROT
Specimen 1 3.882 1.801 4.978 1.502 0.357 2.801 0.85 0.366 0.986
Specimen 2 7.236 3.263 5.213 3.632 2.691 4.176 1.975 0.829 1.361
Specimen 3 5.086 2.75 2.173 0.951 0.706 0.636 0.193 0.08 0.2
Specimen 4 7.193 4.073 4.283 4.999 1.783 1.593 1.237 0.525 0.574
Specimen 5 6.342 3.001 2.982 2.778 1.095 1.428 1.218 0.558 0.534
  1. FE-flexion-extension, LAT-lateral bending, ROT-rotation.