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Table 2 Overall radiographic evaluation results

From: Radiographic and clinical outcome of lateral lumbar interbody fusion for extreme lumbar spinal stenosis of Schizas grade D: a retrospective study

Results(n = 181)preoperativepostoperativeChangeChange rate %P
CT measurements
 Anterior disk height10.96 ± 3.2313.52 ± 2.542.57 ± 2.1031.53 ± 38.18<0.001
 Posterior disk height5.54 ± 2.217.74 ± 2.312.20 ± 1.5356.29 ± 63.17<0.001
 Disc angle5.96 ± 3.377.01 ± 3.691.06 ± 3.840.005
 Left foraminal height17.74 ± 2.3519.63 ± 2.561.90 ± 1.7611.22 ± 10.55<0.001
 Right foraminal height17.75 ± 2.3319.89 ± 2.532.14 ± 2.0212.89 ± 13.07<0.001
MRI measurements
 Midsagittal canal diameter7.92 ± 2.8610.02 ± 2.772.11 ± 1.6338.46 ± 66.27<0.001
 axial central canal area96.67 ± 50.12117.60 ± 52.9221.25 ± 18.3028.03 ± 26.63<0.001
  1. This P value is the result of comparison between before and after surgery