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Table 1 Demographic and baseline data (mean ± SD)

From: Partial uncinatectomy combined with anterior cervical discectomy and fusion for the treatment of one-level cervical radiculopathy: analysis of clinical efficacy and sagittal alignment

Groups ACDF with UT (N = 37) ACDF without UT (N = 50) p
Age (years) 51.46 ± 9.47 53.47 ± 10.36 0.206
Gender (female/male) 17/20 22/28  
BMI (kg/m2) 23.55 ± 2.64 23.95 ± 2.60 0.478
Smoking (yes/no) 14/23 18/32  
Alcohol (yes/no) 8/29 13/37  
Blood loss (ml) 79.03 ± 51.21 76.62 ± 62.57 0.922
Hospital stay (days) 8.64 ± 2.27 8.24 ± 2.36 0.482
Operation level
 C3/4 2 8  
 C4/5 5 8  
 C5/6 26 32  
 C6/7 4 2  
 Follow-up 16.86 ± 5.63 18.36 ± 7.51 0.312
  1. ACDF anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, UT uncinatectomy, BMI body mass index
  2. p < 0.05 was the criterion for statistical significance