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Table 4 Intervertebral disc height of normal and pathological segment

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

Parameters Number of segments MIVH Height of fusion cage
Segments Pathological segments Normal segments Pathological segments Normal segments
L3-4 9 125 11.28 ± 3.29 12.76 ± 2.40 12.22 ± 1.86
L4-5 125 32 11.62 ± 2.89 13.18 ± 1.91 12.11 ± 1.38
L5-S1 23 125 10.52 ± 2.22 11.90 ± 2.80 11.25 ± 1.32
  1. MIVH: intervertebral height at the midpoint