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Table 8 Characteristics of clinical outcome

From: The association of cervical sagittal alignment with adjacent segment degeneration

  NDI PCS MCS
Baseline
ACD 39.1 ± 15.3 42.4 ± 13.3 60.7 ± 20.2
ACDF 38.9 ± 14.2 44.7 ± 12.2 59.7 ± 21.0
ACDA 41.1 ± 16.5 42.9 ± 14.0 57.3 ± 23.2
P value 0.589 0.591 0.639
2-Year follow-up
ACD 16.3 ± 14.4 70.7 ± 23.0 74.4 ± 22.9
ACDF 16.0 ± 16.9 76.7 ± 21.5 81.6 ± 19.2
ACDA 16.9 ± 19.6 73.9 ± 25.8 76.5 ± 22.8
P value 0.963 0.497 0.262
  1. NDI neck disability index, PCS physical-component summary, MCS mental-component summary, ACD anterior cervical discectomy, ACDF anterior cervical discectomy with fusion, ACDA anterior cervical discectomy with arthroplasty