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Table 2 Comparison between anterior DSH, posterior DSH and CD postoperatively and at the follow-up

From: Anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion with stand-alone cages in patients with multilevel degenerative cervical spine disease is safe

  Pre-operative Post-operative P
Anterior DSH 25.7–63.9 18.6–63.9 0.237 N. S
Range 37.0 34.9
Mean ± S.D. 11.12 11.20
Posterior DSH 19.3–66.1 15.1–56.9 0.231 N. S
Range 32.9 30.8
Mean ± S.D. 11.90 10.85
Dist. Posterior wall (CD) 1.0–7.7 0.5–5.7 0.05*
Range 3.4 2.9
Mean ± S.D. 1.51 1.23
  1. * Significant difference at p < 0.05
  2. N.S. Non-significant