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17 June 2021: Clinical Research

Mid- and Long-Term Efficacy of Surgical Treatment of L1–2 Vertebral Tuberculosis with Subdiaphragmatic Extraperitoneal Approach

Fubiao Zhou 1BEF , Qian Wang 2CE , Liehua Liu 1BC , Shuanqiang Han 1B , Weidong Jin 1DF , Zili Wang 1ADFG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.932284

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e932284

Table 4 Changes of Cobb angle, VAS score, ESR, CRP index before and after surgery in the 2 groups.

Group AGroup BP value
Cobb angle (°)
 6 months after surgery3.77±2.173.06±1.970.167
 Last follow-up4.94±2.354.72±2.400.701
VAS score
 6 months after surgery0.74±0.740.91±0.960.437
 Last follow-up0.20±0.470.34±0.700.325
ESR (mm/h)
 6 months after surgery11.51±4.4510.47±4.020.318
 Last follow-up8.69±3.608.81±3.590.886
CRP (mg/L)
 6 months after operation1.23±0.441.32±0.460.382
 Last follow-up1.10±0.341.15±0.390.547
Group A: subdiaphragmatic extraperitoneal approach; Group B: thoracoabdominal approach. Values are presented as number or mean±standard deviation. VAS – visual analog scale; ESR – erythrocyte sedimentation rate; CRP – C-reactive protein.

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