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Table 3 Complication profile

From: Radiological and clinical outcomes of cervical disc arthroplasty for the elderly: a comparison with young patients

  Elderly group (n = 24) Young group (n = 47) P value
Dysphagia 3 (12.5%) 1 (2.1%) 0.073
Dysphonia 1 (4.2%) 1 (2.1%) 0.623
C5 palsy 1 (4.2%) 0 (0%) 0.159
ASD
 Radiographic 2 (8.3%) 3 (6.5%) 0.780
 Symptomatic 1 (4.2%) 2 (4.2%) 0.972
HO    0.710
 Grade 0 21 (58.3%) 25 (54.3%)  
 Grade 1 6 (16.6%) 12 (26.0%)  
 Grade 2 5 (13.8%) 6 (13.0%)  
 Grade 3 4 (11.1%) 3 (6.5%)  
  1. ASD adjacent segment degeneration, HO Heterotopic Ossification