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Table 3 The JOA scores and recovery rate at 2-year follow-up 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 3.2 ± 0.3 3.3 ± 0.5 0.26
LEs 2.3 ± 1.0 2.5 ± 0.8 0.42
Sensory function
UEs 0.9 ± 0.5 1.0 ± 0.6 0.25
LEs 1.3 ± 0.6 1.4 ± 0.6 0.27
Trunk 1.8 ± 0.2 1.8 ± 0.7 0.37
Bladder function 2.5 ± 0.6 2.6 ± 0.4 0.71
Total 12.0 ± 1.7 12.6 ± 1.9 0.13
Recovery rate (%) 49.9 ± 10.8 53.0 ± 13.0 0.18
  1. UE indicates upper extremity
  2. LE indicates lower extremity