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Table 1 Patient demographics

From: Association of complete uncinate process removal on 2-year assessment of radiologic outcomes: subsidence and sagittal balance in patients receiving one-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion

  ACDF without UPR
(n = 24)
ACDF with complete UPR
(n = 24)
p-value
Sex
Female 15 16  
Male 9 8 0.763
Mean age (years) 47.9 ± 9.78 49.1 ± 9.67 0.669
BMD (g/cm2)
T-score
−0.66 ± 1.21 −0.78 ± 0.77 0.681
BMI (kg/m2) 23.5 ± 2.47 23.5 ± 2.02 0.984
DM 5 6 0.731
Smoking 9 6 0.351
Operation level    
C2/3 0 0  
C3/4 6 5
C4/5 15 15 0.999
C5/6 3 4
C6/7 0 0
Resection side    
Unilateral   20  
Bilateral   4  
  1. BMD; bone mineral density, BMI; body mass index, DM, diabetes mellitus;
  2. ACDF; anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  3. UPR; uncinate process removal
  4. *p < 0.05 comparing ACDF without UPR and ACDF with complete UPR