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Table 4 Comparison of Modified Macnab Evaluation in the Two Groups

From: Comparison of lumbar endoscopic unilateral laminotomy bilateral decompression and minimally invasive surgery transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for one-level lumbar spinal stenosis

Modified Macnab evaluation LE-ULBD MIS-TLIF P value
Outcome Excellence (N) 22 51 NS
Good (N) 7 24 NS
Fair (N) 3 5 NS
Poor (N) 0 0 NS
Excellence/good rate (%) 90.6 93.8 NS
  1. N indicates number of patients included in the statistical analysis, LE-ULBD lumbar endoscopic unilateral laminotomy bilateral decompression, MIS-TLIF minimally invasive surgery transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion, NS not significant