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Table 2 OLF type and Intensity change in MRI of spinal cord

From: Clinical efficacy of single intraoperative 500 mg methylprednisolone management therapy for thoracic myelopathy caused by ossification of the ligamentum flavum

ItemsMP (n = 47)Non-MP(n = 54)P-Value
Type (axial CT)
 Unilateral24(51%)23(43%)0.329
 Bilateral18(38%)28(52%) 
 Bridged5(11%)3(6%) 
Type (sagittal MRI)
 Beak9(19%)7(13%)0.426
 Round38(81%)47(87%) 
T2 high Intensity34(72%)32(59%)0.210
  1. Values are reported as number (percent). OLF ossification of the ligamentum flavum, CT computed tomography, MRI magnetic resonance imaging