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Table 2 Preoperative JOA scores in patients with CSM

From: Relationship between developmental canal stenosis and surgical results of anterior decompression and fusion in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy

  DCS group Non-DCS group p value
Motor function
UEs 2.0 ± 0.7 2.1 ± 0.8 0.28
LEs 1.3 ± 0.4 1.4 ± 0.6 0.14
Sensory function
UEs 0.6 ± 0.2 0.6 ± 0.1 0.51
LEs 1.0 ± 0.5 1.1 ± 0.4 0.10
Trunk 1.2 ± 0.7 1.3 ± 0.6 0.33
Bladder function 1.3 ± 0.3 1.4 ± 0.3 0.11
Total 7.4 ± 1.5 7.9 ± 2.0 0.11
  1. UE indicates upper extremity
  2. LE indicates lower extremity