Table 3

Arthrodesis, pseudarthrosis and cage-subsidence with total number and percentage
Variable TTN (n = 44) PEEK (n = 42) p-value
Arthrodesis
    [n]
41 (93.18%) 37 (88.1%) 0.417
(Segment ROM < 2°)
Pseudarthrosis 3 (6.8%) 5 (11.9%)
(Segment ROM ≥ 2°)
Bone Bridging 35 (79.55%) 26 (61.9%)
    0.032
  Anterior 32 (72.7%) 23 (54.76%) 0.053
  Posterior 28 (63.6%) 17 (40.48%)
    0.031
Cage-Subsidence 9 (20.45%) 6 (14.28%) 0.451
  Cage subsidence 3.07 ± 0.33 2.94 ± 0.64 0.601
[mm] mean ± SEM

Cabraja et al.

Cabraja et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:172   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-172

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