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Table 2 Statistical data of the selection of fusion cage height with different diagnosis, segments and gender

From: Analysis of the correlative factors in the selection of interbody fusion cage height in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion

Fusion cage height 8 mm 10 mm 12 mm 14 mm Average height (mm) p
LDH 0 11 37 16 12.16 ± 1.30 0.20
LSS 1 12 24 14 12.00 ± 1.55
DLS 1 13 22 6 11.57 ± 1.43
L3-4 0 3 2 4 12.22 ± 1.86 0.04
L4-5 1 24 69 31 12.11 ± 1.38
L5-S1 1 9 12 1 11.25 ± 1.32
Male 2 6 37 23 12.38 ± 1.43 <0.001
Female 0 30 46 13 11.62 ± 1.45
  1. LDH: lumbar disc herniation, LSS: lumbar spinal stenosis, DLS: degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis