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Table 2 Puncture Max-angle (°)

From: An MRI-based feasibility study of unilateral percutaneous vertebroplasty

  L1 L2 L3 L4 L5
Left 30.58 ± 7.13 34.23 ± 6.85 41.05 ± 6.10 45.39 ± 5.38 48.16 ± 6.88
Right 27.59 ± 7.70* 31.87 ± 8.52* 38.71 ± 7.31* 43.30 ± 5.95* 48.54 ± 6.89
Female 27.05 ± 6.93 36.01 ± 7.13 37.70 ± 6.85 42.76 ± 5.73 49.59 ± 6.01
Male 31.12 ± 7.64** 30.10 ± 7.34** 42.06 ± 6.07** 45.93 ± 5.36** 47.11 ± 7.45**
Mean 29.08 ± 7.56 33.06 ± 7.81 39.88 ± 6.83 44.34 ± 5.76 48.34 ± 6.88
  1. *Compared with the left side, P < 0.001; ** Compared with females, P < 0.001