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Table 3 Reoperation rates of fusion surgeries according to anatomic regions

From: Reoperations after fusion surgeries for degenerative spinal diseases depending on cervical and lumbar regions: a national database study

Postoperative time Cervical fusion (n) Cumulative cervical fusion (n) Cumulative cervical reoperation rate Lumbar fusion (n) Cumulative lumbar fusion (n) Cumulative lumbar reoperation rate
 < 1 month 15 15 0.13% 66 66 0.22%
1–2 months 7 22 0.19% 21 87 0.29%
2–3 months 7 29 0.25% 10 97 0.32%
3–6 months 13 42 0.36% 33 130 0.43%
6 mo–1 yr 9 51 0.43% 23 153 0.51%
1–2 yr 28 79 0.67% 93 246 0.81%
2–3 yr 89 168 1.43% 248 494 1.63%
3–4 yr 78 246 2.09% 230 724 2.39%
 ≥ 4 yr 28 274 2.33% 105 829 2.74%