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Table 2 Demographic Characteristics of Patients

From: Comparative short-term outcomes of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program and non-ERAS traditional care in elderly patients undergoing lumbar arthrodesis: a retrospective study

  ERAS non-ERAS Traditional care P value
Patients (n) 60 67  
Age (range) 73.6 ± 3.2 (70–84) 74.3 ± 4.2 (70–85) 0.430
Gender (n)    0.675
 Male 22 27  
 Females 38 40  
BMI 25.9 ± 3.85 26.0 ± 4.08 0.769
Surgical level    0.961
 1-2levels 45 50  
  ≥ 3levels 15 17  
Smoker (n) 7 8 0.962
Comorbidities (n)
 Hypertension 32 36 0.964
 Diabetes 19 20 0.825
 Ischemic heart disease 5 8 0.503
 Stroke 3 2 0.560
 Arrhythmias 5 5 0.856
 Gastrointestinal 2 1 0.495
 Chronic lung disease 3 2 0.560
 Parkinson disease 1 2 0.625
 Depression 2 4 0.911
ASA classification    0.647
 2 31 40  
 3 23 22  
 4 6 5  
Preoperative ODI (%) 59.3 ± 14.3 61.6 ± 14.7 0.419