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Table 3 The comparison of M1 of different methods (x ± s, n = 12)

From: Appropriate insertion point for percutaneous pedicle screw placement in the lumbar spine using c-arm fluoroscopy: a cadaveric study

Sections Roy–Camille Magerl Weinstein P-value
L1 2.0 ± 0.6 2.0 ± 0.6 2.5 ± 0.6 0.077
L2 2.3 ± 0.6 2.4 ± 0.6 3.0 ± 0.6βγ 0.015
L3 2.8 ± 0.7 3.0 ± 0.8 3.7 ± 0.8γ 0.018
L4 4.1 ± 0.8 4.4 ± 0.9 5.2 ± 1.1γ 0.021
L5 5.2 ± 1.1 5.6 ± 1.2 6.5 ± 1.2γ 0.030
  1. β: comparison between Magerl and Weinstein (p < 0.05); γ: comparison between Roy–Camille and Weinstein (p < 0.05)