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Table 3 The change of cephalad adjacent segment degeneration

From: May the midline lumbar interbody fusion (MIDLIF) prevent the early radiographic adjacent segment degeneration? A minimum 3-year follow-up comparative study of MIDLIF in L4/5 with cortical bone trajectory screw versus traditional pedicle screw fixation

Variable PS Group CBT Group p Value
mean ± SD mean ± SD
6 months ISH (mm) 0.94 ± 1.18 0.08 ± 1.11 0.00
6 months FH (mm) 1.20 ± 2.95 0.45 ± 1.67 0.03
6 months FW (mm) 1.16 ± 1.26 -0.03 ± 1.36 0.00
6 months ROM (°) 0.88 ± 1.01 0.36 ± 0.89 0.12
Last FU ISH (mm) 1.48 ± 0.90 0.32 ± 1.03 0.00
Last FU FH (mm) 2.16 ± 2.80 0.69 ± 1.68 0.00
Last FU FW (mm) 2.31 ± 1.60 0.48 ± 1.70 0.00
Last FU ROM (°) 2.70 ± 1.87 0.89 ± 0.57 0.02