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Table 4 Postoperative data at final 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
Lordotic angle (°) 13.6 ± 10.6 15.0 ± 12.8 0.58
Fusion rate ※ (%) 92.0 93.0 0.54
ASD 33/50 (66.0 %) 31/72 (43.0 %) 0.01
ASD-S 8/50 (16.0 %) 6/72 (8.3 %) 0.20
  1. ※Fusion rate at 6 months postoperatively
  2. ASD indicates adjacent segment degeneration
  3. ASD- S indicates adjacent segment degeneration requiring surgery