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Table 3 Surgical characteristics

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
Operative time (min)186.38 ± 77.44192.22 ± 62.950.148
Blood loss (ml)469.79 ± 95.61453.28 ± 106.80.687
Intra-op transfusion8 (17.0%)11 (20.4%)0.800
No. of operated thoracic levels3.89 ± 0.844.20 ± 0.870.481
  1. Values are reported as number (percent) or mean ± standard deviation. Intra-op intraoperative, no. of number of