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Table 1 Patient Demographic Data (PLF vs. IBF)

From: Instrumented Posterolateral fusion versus instrumented Interbody fusion for degenerative lumbar diseases in uremic patients under hemodialysis

Characteristic PLF
(N = 34)
IBF
(N = 45)
P values
Age (years) 65.4 ± 8.4 65.1 ± 7.1 0.729
Gender
 Female 22 26 0.436
 Male 12 19  
Surgical segements
 One-sgemnt 15 14  
 Two-segment 15 21  
 Three-segment 1 7 0.557
 Four segment 3 3  
Operation time (min) 178.4 ± 52.0 210.9 ± 50.1 0.029
Blood loss (c.c.) 428.4 ± 201.5 780.0 ± 306.7 0.001
BUN (mg/dL) 52.7 ± 17.8 47.3 ± 15.7 0.146
Cr (mg/dL) 6.9 ± 2.3 6.7 ± 1.9 0.494
eGFR (mL/min/1.73m2) 7.1 ± 3.2 7.4 ± 2.2 0.642
CCI 3.7 ± 1.2 3.5 ± 1.5 0.577
  1. PLF posterolateral fusion, IBF interbody fusion, BUN blood urea nitrogen, Cr creatinine, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate, CCI Charlson Comorbidity Index