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Table 3 Incidence of surgical complications and revision surgery

From: Long-term outcomes of long level posterolateral fusion in lumbar degenerative disease: comparison of long level fusion versus short level fusion: a case control study

Incidence of complications Type Group 1 (N, %) Group 2 (N, %)
Cauda equina syndrome 0 (0) 2 (1.7)
Infection 1 (0.5) 2 (1.7)
Late paraparesis 0 (0) 2 (1.7)
Incidence of revision surgery Extension 8 (4.4) 8 (7.0)
Exchange 2 (1.0) 3 (2.6)
Removal 1 (0.5) 2 (1.7)
Others 0 (0) 2 (1.7)