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Table 1 Patient demography

From: Morphology of intervertebral disc ruptures evaluated by vacuum phenomenon using multi-detector computed tomography: association with lumbar disc degeneration and canal stenosis

Diagnosis Subjects (male/female) Average age
LSS 74 (34/40) 71.5 (23–90)
LDH 15 (9/6) 53.6 (36–77)
Cervical diseases 7 (6/1) 62 (44–88)
Others 3 (2/1) 61.3 (50–67)
Total 99 (51/48) 67.5 (23–90)
  1. Computed tomography (CT) images of 99 patients (51 men and 48 women) with spinal diseases were reviewed. The overall average age was 67.5 years-old (range: 23–90). The clinical diagnoses of the patients were 74 lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), 15 lumbar disc herniation (LDH), 7 cervical spinal diseases, and 3 others